term "paternalism" comes from Latin, where the root pater means "father."This refers to the relationship between a father and son, between older and younger generations, between the state and the people.

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Broadly speaking, paternalism is a relationship between the state and the activities of any company at the level of social and labor relations.Also paternalism can be considered in terms of political and economic relations of several states.

From a policy perspective paternalism people - this child, and state power - the father who needs to control the actions of the people, to show what is good and what is bad and to help him in solving problems.

From a financial point of view, paternalism is also
present in the economy of a country.If you take, for example, Japan, where revered traditions established during more than one century, one can see a clear separation in all sectors and industries in the head and subordinates who unquestioningly follow the decrees and words of his head.They are all like one big family, where the father is considered to be the chief, and children - subordinates.

In today's world of paternalism remained in Spain, Italy and Japan.In many countries, paternalism is used in the policy of large firms, which is directed against the union.

Paternalism family

From the standpoint of sociology and psychology, paternalism inherent fathers who feel the advantage of the child, that is trying to raise him using an authoritarian type of relationship.However, a responsible father and feels the need to preserve and protect the child, protecting him from dangers and difficulties.Such men will do their best for their child to be healthy and happy, but they will not meet the child's every whim and go at it on occasion.Discipline and obedience - is the foundation of their education.

relationship between fathers and children, the state and the people, leaders and subordinates have always been and will be one of the live issues, and studied by psychologists and sociologists, and political scientists.Every situation in life, action, object relationships, as well as reactions and interdependent relationships are named.Some terms provide only one specific definition, while others include a plurality, in the case of the concept "paternalism".