Nudges are consistent choice paternalistic
when the arguments used to support them are based on presumptions about the preferences of the consistent decision-makers that disregard the actual, observed choices of the people in that group.
If a large portion of the work force is eligible for a defined benefit (DB) plan, the plan sponsor may tend to be less paternalistic
with its defined contribution (DC) plan.
Social exchange theory and norms of reciprocity have been used to develop a framework to explain the relationship between direct supervisors' paternalistic
leadership behavior and college English teachers' teaching efficacy (Thibaut & Kelley, 1959).
After reviewing the academic literature on paternalism, the authors "conclude that a government intervention is paternalistic
with respect to an individual if it is intended to address a failure of judgment by that individual [and] further the individual's own good.
This understanding of paternalism's normative significance provides the tools to make the charge of paternalism leveled against some policies intelligible, and conversely to explain why other paternalistic
policies are permissible.
When a paternalistic
approach is applied to workfare, the resultant policy could be called paternalistic
It is evident that the military is hoping to restore a paternalistic
state in Egypt, with support from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.
While Huxley's brave new world shows the horror of living in an entirely paternalistic
society, it is not necessarily the case that his readers have a problem with paternalism.
conclusive objection against all paternalistic
legislation, prima facie
These measures may indeed convey a strong message about the putative value of "healthy living," but it is less clear that they are paternalistic
in a morally problematic sense.
Yet above all, these schools share a trait that has been largely ignored by education researchers: They are paternalistic
These defenses attempt to show that paternalism is generally self-defeating, autonomy-diminishing, productive of more harm than good, etc, and that is why we should not have paternalistic
laws or policies.