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This is a paternalistic approach that does not help build trust in the government and public health authorities among poorer communities.
Gender discrimination reflected paternalistic notions of female frailty.
It is always the paternalistic arm of the Government round every little son of Nippon, or the embrace of his family.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
That is precisely the kind of tyranny or liberty that was enjoyed by the victims of the paternalistic laws above described.
Royall's sincere interest in the welfare of black soldiers, albeit highly paternalistic, was not in question.
Norway has been in the forefront in this paternalistic movement.
THE SCHOOL SYSTEM OF NORWAYDAVID ALLEN ANDERSON
He might have planned a program of paternalistic propaganda in behalf of the farmers of the county.
Public regulation is regarded as a "paternalistic" survival, quite unsuited to a free and independent people.
ETHICSJOHN DEWEY AND JAMES HAYDEN TUFTS
Paternalistic control, even when entirely benevolent in intent, is generally harmful in effect.

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