National Norms, Convergence, and Divergence

Shawn Donnelly

in The Regimes of European Integration

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199579402
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191723087 | DOI:
National Norms, Convergence, and Divergence

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This chapter reviews and builds on theories of comparative capitalism and regulation to outline how norms play an important role in structuring the behaviour of national governments. It also deals with the issue of how national regulatory systems and norms change.

Keywords: varieties of capitalism; ideas; institutions; interests

Chapter.  10468 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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