Analysis of the paternalistic justification of an agenda setting public health policy: the case of tobacco plain packaging article (pdf available) in public health ethics 9(2) may 2016 with 51.
Paternalistic welfare policies aimed at goading people into work are not a new phenomenon however, the extent to which paternalism characterises welfare policy is novel with the decline of welfare payments being commonly understood as entitlements, compulsion has become increasingly used with impunity as a policy tool. Advantages and disadvantages of paternalism having trouble finding decent advantages/justifications of paternalistic policies and the 'nanny state' model and the disadvantages of it thanks.
Can paternalism be justified in mental health care august 1998 journal of advanced nursing whilst current mental health care provision has made a substantial move towards empowering its users it retains a paternalistic approach with legislation such as ‘supervised discharge. Firstly, he identifies two key threshold characteristics for the justification of paternalist public policies b new, ‘paternalism and public policy’, op cit, p 63 this presumption against paternalism is a relatively recent development generally, until the rise of modernity, paternalism was an accepted and expected feature of the. Paternalistic policies are those that restrict choices to individuals, ostensibly in their ‘best interest’ and without their consent the justification of such policies is often to change individuals’ damaging behaviours for example gambling, smoking, consumption of drugs and alcohol, or the reliance on welfare payments. Ultimately to the current goal of making new zealand smoke-free by 2025 (2010), a goal reflecting a strongly paternalistic mindset the goals of corrective taxation tobacco taxation is inconsistent with current tax policy settings and lacks a clear philosophical basis the history reveals different justifications over time.
Corrective taxes also conflict with broad tax policy settings, are redolent of paternalism, and, as tobacco demonstrates, have an unclear historical precedent the tax policy goal of neutrality new zealand’s 1967 tax review committee accepted that the tax system must be so designed that it can help achieve broad social objectives. Of dtca-pm in new zealand is reviewed part 2 of the paper explores the status of rights and freedoms that are protected in new zealand in part 3, the alleged harms of dtca-pm are discussed, and it is argued that banning dtca-pm in new zealand would not be justified paternalism. Justifying state interventions: the case of paternalism bill new department of social policy abstract justifications for state interventions which seek to influence the consumption patterns of goods, services and activities are usually based on notions of equity or efficiency: the market either fails.
Paternalism, paternalistic and paternalist have all been used as a pejorative the word paternalism is from the latin pater father via the adjective paternus fatherly, which in medieval latin became paternalis.
4 reserve bank of new zealand “submission from the reserve bank of new zealand to the commerce committee on the inquiry into housing affordability in new zealand” at 2 5 finlay, above n 1, at 52.