Stacy Carter


Stacy Carter

Stacy Carter is Associate Professor at the Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney. Her interests relate broadly to ethical aspects of public health and she is currently particularly focused on concerns about “too much medicine”.See all posts by Stacy Carter

‘Nanny state’ accusations can function as powerful rhetorical weapons against interventions that are intended to benefit people. This blog, based on our recent academic paper, offers suggestions both to help public health advocates develop effective defences against nanny-state accusations and to ensure that public health interventions are well justified.

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