Auto Safety: Assessing America's Performance

Auto Safety: Assessing America's Performance

by John D. Graham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865691886

ISBN-13: 9780865691889

Pub. Date: 03/30/1989

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

America has struggled for 30 years to resolve controversy about the use of occupant restraint systems in motor vehicles. The book uses the differing perspectives of conflicting interests, democratic pluralism, to explain why it was so difficult to resolve the dispute and how the breakthrough toward resolution was ultimately achieved. Principles governing

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America has struggled for 30 years to resolve controversy about the use of occupant restraint systems in motor vehicles. The book uses the differing perspectives of conflicting interests, democratic pluralism, to explain why it was so difficult to resolve the dispute and how the breakthrough toward resolution was ultimately achieved. Principles governing policymaking and corporate influences are explained and insights are provided for policymakers, corporate executives, lobbyists, consumer activists, attorneys and judges, and legislators who are participants in regulatory processes.

America has struggled for thirty years to resolve controversy about the use of occupant restraint systems in motor vehicles. The book uses the differing perspectives of conflicting interests, democratic pluralism, to explain why it was so difficult to resolve the dispute and how the breakthrough toward resolution was ultimately achieved. Principles governing policymaking and corporate influences are explained and insights are provided for policymakers, corporate executives, lobbyists, consumer activists, attorneys and judges, and legislators who are participants in regulatory processes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865691889
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/30/1989
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

The Pluralist Perspective

The Birth of Federal Regulation

The "Technology-Forcing" Strategy

The Nixon White House and Ford's "Better Idea"

Negotiating Safety

Congressional Stalemate

"Regulatory Relief" and the Supreme Court

The Master Pluralist

A New Strategy at Ford

Assessing America's Performance

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