Global Tobacco Control: Power, Policy, Governance and Transfer

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byPaul Cairney, Donley T. Studlar, Hadii M. Mamudu

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The first major book by political scientists explaining global tobacco control policy. It identifies a history of minimal tobacco control then charts the extent to which governments have regulated tobacco in the modern era. It identifies major policy change from the post-war period and uses theories of public policy to help explain the change.

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The first major book by political scientists explaining global tobacco control policy. It identifies a history of minimal tobacco control then charts the extent to which governments have regulated tobacco in the modern era. It identifies major policy change from the post-war period and uses theories of public policy to help explain the...

PAUL CAIRNEY Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, UK. His interest in tobacco policy was sparked by research into public policy in the devolved UK. He is the author of Understanding Public Policy: Theories and Issues (Palgrave).DONLEY T. STUDLAR Eberly Family Distinguish...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 10.91 × 5.7 × 0.9 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230200044

ISBN - 13:9780230200043

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Political Science and Tobacco Policy
Theories of Policy Change
The Global Policy Context
European Countries and the EU
The UK: A Case Study
The United States
Other Advanced Industrial Countries
Tobacco Control Policymaking in Developing Regions
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Conclusion: Using Theories of Public Policy to Explain Tobacco Policy

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"This is an excellent case study in which the authors provide a thorough account of global tobacco control issues using political and public policy analysis. The book is clearly written, accessible and will be of great interest to students of politics, policy analysis and public health."
- Rob Baggott, Professor, Health Policy Research Unit, De Montfort University, UK