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Author Givel, Michael, 1954-

Title Heartland tobacco war / Michael S. Givel and Andrew L. Spivak
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Introduction : a tobacco war in America's heartland -- Historical background of tobacco control in Oklahoma -- The influence of the tobacco industry lobby -- Leslie Beitch and the 2001-2003 Clean Indoor Air Campaign -- The 2004 battle for cigarette taxes -- Aftermath : clean indoor air post-2003 -- Lessons learned : public ethics and the public good
Summary SHeartland Tobacco War chronicles the political and public relations battles between health advocates and forces supported by the tobacco industry in Oklahoma from the 1980s to the present, drawing on previously-suppressed tobacco insider documents and first-hand interviews with key players. The authors especially highlight the role of Oklahoma's "renegade" Department of Health Commissioner, Dr. Leslie Bietsch, in the theoretical contexts of insider and outsider policy advocacy, administrative ethics, and direct democracy.</spa
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on July 25, 2013)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Passive smoking -- Health aspects -- Oklahoma
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Health aspects -- Oklahoma
Tobacco smoke -- Oklahoma
Tobacco smoke.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- legislation & jurisprudence
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- history
Tobacco Industry -- legislation & jurisprudence
Government Regulation -- history
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Addiction.
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- General.
Passive smoking -- Health aspects
Tobacco smoke
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Health aspects
SUBJECT Oklahoma
Subject Oklahoma
Form Electronic book
Author Spivak, Andrew Lawrence, 1972-
LC no. 2013016663
ISBN 9780739176931