Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
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.
Wiley, Lindsay; Parmet, Wendy E.; and Jacobson, Peter D., "Adventures in Nannydom: Reclaiming Collective Action for the Public's Health" (2015). Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals. 1174.