Resiliency dynamics of norm clusters: Norm contestation and international cooperation

  title={Resiliency dynamics of norm clusters: Norm contestation and international cooperation},
  author={Jeffrey S. Lantis and Carmen Wunderlich},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={570 - 593}
Abstract This study examines the effects of contestation on individual norms that are embedded in larger norm clusters. We define norm clusters as collections of aligned, but distinct norms or principles at the center of a regime. Norm clusters include multiple norms that can be insulated from contestatory challenges by degrees of cohesion, institutionalisation, and legalisation. While some constructivists argue that the most important dynamic to study is ‘robustness’ of individual norms, we… 
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