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Article

Abstract

This article presents a summary of recent collaborative efforts to understand and respond to nanny state rhetoric. Instead of summarily rejecting the libertarian critique of paternalism, public health advocates must develop a forceful response that exposes its weak legal basis and reframes the debate in terms of democratic collective action.

Date of Authorship for this Version

2015

Keywords

nanny state

Original Citation

Lindsay F. Wiley, Wendy E. Parmet & Peter D. Jacobson, Adventures in Nannydom: Reclaiming Collective Action for the Public's Health, 43 J. L. Med. & Ethics 73 (2015).

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