Extreme Childhood Obesity

TitleExtreme Childhood Obesity
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsCox-White, B, Connolly, P, Hinman, L, Keller, DR, Ladenson, R, Leever, M
Pagination1 p.
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsLaw , Public Policy , Vulnerable Populations
AbstractThe Florida Department of Children and Families are threatening to charge Taylor Bibian's parents with child abuse and neglect because of Taylors extreme obesity. However, his parents argue that he is just a big kid, and they resent the State's intervention into how they raise their child. Should the State intervene?
NotesCase Study from the 2002 National Ethics Bowl. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2002.
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