Within that territory, libertarian paternalists
say, lies an approach under which planners construct "choice architecture" that steers people toward ends that are best for them (as they themselves would judge were they operating free of cognitive and volitional limitations), while simultaneously protecting people's freedom of choice by allowing them to opt out of specified arrangements should they choose to do so.
Thus, Romanians highly value the former socialist state and especially its paternalist
involvement in people's life (as the foremost regulator of the national economy or as the main provider of social welfare for its people) destroyed by the introduction of the market economy.
have no trouble simply inserting their own preferences into the regulations, though it's generally unclear why their preferences, applied across a general population, should be considered superior to people's individual choices.
Scholars can analyze the effects of a paternalist
S]ince a libertarian paternalist
system allows individuals the ability to act contrary to the nudge, those for whom the default option, and so forth, are not good choices could bypass the nudge to hit upon a choice more appropriate to their own particular case, and thus would benefit from the freedom this system allows.
But when government planners try to nudge us in a preferred direction by exploiting knowledge about our cognitive biases, we do not expect it, so libertarian paternalists
will tend to reinforce our biases (p.
because long-term costs are not salient), means paternalists
Stevens's positioning of himself as a service provider to those who, unlike an "ordinary" man such as himself (194), know how to manage the "great affairs of the nation", is one example of the paternalist
discourse he subscribes to.
considerably diminished when the paternalist
only attempts to intervene
quintessential Southern paternalist
who will finally be dethroned by the
This history of UN peacekeeping operations in Africa from the 1950s to the present explores the political machinations of the world body and the undercurrents of racism, western exceptionalism, and paternalist
first-world policies that have led to a disastrous record for UN Peacekeeping in the region.
After a discussion of the representation of women's work in this period, and the varied reactions to it, there are chapters on the textile workers of Dionne, retail work and union protest in the department store of the paternalist
Dupuis Freres, and Aboriginal women's work in prairie communities.