Abstract: Norm is a something that is usual, typical or standard. Shaking hands after a sports match is an example of social. Norm’ is a term used to refer to a variety of behaviors, and accompanying expectations’’ The concept of a norm is problematic. It is not only due to the different views on norms in different research areas, but also since the concept is used in everyday life in ambiguous ways. In this paper, we discuss different types of norms. We also discuss the life cycle of a norm which are made of four phases,i.e., norm creation, spreading, enforcement, and emergence. In addition to this, we also discuss relationship of norms and culture.

Keywords: Norms, types of norms, norm life cycle, culture and norms