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norm

something that ought to happen. Associated primarily in modern times with KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE, the dictum ‘law is the primary norm that stipulates the sanction’ indicates what is meant by a norm. Kelsen's theory of concretization describes the process of tracing the norm, which makes an official apply the sanction to the ultimate justification for it, the grundnorm.
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The proliferation of work in this area has led to a variety of conceptual and operational definitions of norms and norm-related constructs.
Perhaps even more diverse than the operationalization of the concept of norms is the use of social referents in the measurement of norms.
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Social norm refers to individuals' perceived social pressure to act or not to act prosocially (Ajzen, 1991).
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Her work focuses on civilian protection, internal conflict, and political violence in South and Southeast Asia, and international norms of sovereign responsibility and protection.
"(Look) at how norms have changed around breastfeeding and family planning."
Commentators have argued that moral and social norms are deeply linked, with some suggesting that their distinction is not easily drawn (14).
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Militaries stand to gain additional unique advantages from widespread adherence to operational space norms. Norms can serve to highlight abnormal behavior, enabling warning of and protection against space threats.
The surveillance chapter explores state sovereignty norms to consider when border security expands into a responsibility to protect (R2P).