Adventures in Nannydom: Reclaiming Collective Action for the Public's Health
3 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last revised: 20 Oct 2015
Date Written: April 1, 2015
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.
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