ETHICS OF PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES
Write a 4-page essay in which you address the following 2 parts:
Discuss the meaning of the following 3 ethical theories/principles to public health.
** Must provide recent examples within the “field of public health” which are consistent or inconsistent with these 3 principles:
– Distributive Justice
Carter, Entwistle, & Little (2015) wrote:
“Our analysis suggests a better response to nanny-state accusations. This involves acknowledging the normative significance of paternalism, critiquing the libertarian conception of autonomy entailed in nanny-state accusations, presenting the relational alternative, and explaining how public health interventions can positively support the self-determination, self-governance and self-authorization that are necessary for autonomy.”
What does this statement mean? Provide arguments for or against this viewpoint.
**Requires APA format, sources cited, 4 pages
Carter, S. M., Entwistle, V. A., & Little, M. (2015). Relational conceptions of paternalism: A way to rebut nanny-state accusations and evaluate public health interventions. Public Health, 129(8), 1021-1029.
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