Smoking and Politics: Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking / Edition 6

Smoking and Politics: Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking / Edition 6

by A. Lee Fritschler, Catherine E. Rudder, Cathy Rudder
     
 

This brief, supplemental text is intended for introductory courses in American government, or intermediate level courses on public policy, public administration, and administrative law. This new 6th edition is a now part of the Paul S. Herrnson (Editor) series Real Politics in America. Recognizing the centrality and complexity of modern bureaucracy public

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Overview

This brief, supplemental text is intended for introductory courses in American government, or intermediate level courses on public policy, public administration, and administrative law. This new 6th edition is a now part of the Paul S. Herrnson (Editor) series Real Politics in America. Recognizing the centrality and complexity of modern bureaucracy public policy making, Smoking and Politics helps the reader understand why under our system of government tobacco is a legal and thriving industry despite the harms caused by using its products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131791046
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/27/2006
Series:
Real Politics in America Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,239,958
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Policymaking in the Bureaucracy
The Surprising Reach of Administrative Policymaking

Smoking and Health: How an Issue Mutates over Time

Diluted Response to the Impact of Smoking: Why?

Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking

Notes

Chapter 2. The Grip of Tobacco Interests on Policymaking
The Prohibition Era: A Short-Lived, State-Level Phenomenon

Science Uncovers a Larger Health Hazard

Congress Rebuffs Health Proponents

Birth of a Powerful, Seemingly Invincible Lobby

The Tobacco Policy Subsystem

The Transformation of Tobacco Politics: The Collapse of a Policy Monopoly

Beyond the Subsystem: Tobacco Interests and Their Allies

The Schizophrenia of Business toward Government Regulation

Notes

Chapter 3. Smoking and Health Move to the Public Agenda: The Surgeon General Reports and the FTC Acts

Regulation on the Basis of False Advertising

Where Do Issues Come From? Where Do They Go? Why?

A Challenge to the Old Subsystem

A Bureaucracy Divided: The Government Does Not Speak with One Voice

An Advisory Committee Sets a New Policy Direction in Motion

Support for a Health Warning: Serendipity and Allies

Advisory Committees as Legitimizing Agents: The Importance of Neutral Expertise

Impact of the Advisory Committee's Report: Staging and Content

Bureaucrats and Members of Congress: A System of Mutual Dependencies

Notes

Chapter 4. The Legal Basis of Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking

Congressional Delegation of Authority

Regulatory Authority Delegated to the FTC

The Supreme Court on Delegation

Change in Emphasis at the FTC

Notes

Chapter 5. Effective Enforcement and Strategies to Combat It: Procedures Used in Administrative Policymaking

Adjudication and Rule Making at the Federal Trade Commission

The FTC's Experience with Cigarette Regulation

The FTC Adopts Rule-Making Procedures

The Rule-Making Hearings

Cigarette Hearings at the FTC

Witnesses

Industry Strategy: Challenge the Authority, Not the Merits

The Commissioners Respond

The FTC's Defense of Its Action

Promulgation of Rules

Expanding Delegation and Diminishing Accountability

Tobacco Interests Object to the Rule

Notes

Chapter 6. Congressional Power and Agency Policymaking

Congressional Oversight

The Federal Trade Commission's Oversight Struggle

No Victory for Health

Strategy for Success

The Health Lobby

The Congressional Hearings

The Cigarette Industry Testifies

The FTC Rescinds Its Rule

Notes

Chapter 7. The Bureaucracy, Congress, and the President: Balancing Acts

The FCC Enters the Fray

The FCC Intensifies the Battle

Fitful Progress: The Efforts of a Persistent FTC

Keeping the Pressure On: The Politics of Information

The Surgeon General: Information, Not Regulation

The Industry Fights Back: Politics Turns Information on Its Head

The Role of the President

Big Tobacco under Siege: Multiple Venues

Notes

Chapter 8. The Courts Move into the Spotlight

A New Era in Tobacco Litigation

New Private Litigation: The Castano Case

The Whistle-Blowers

The First Settlement: Liggett & Myers Breaks Ranks

Pressure Mounts for Global Settlement

Developments in Wake of the MSA

Notes

Chapter 9. Policy Entrepreneurship in the Bureaucracy and Beyond

Getting the President on Board

Kessler Presses On

Combined Impact of 1998 Master Settlement Agreement and Kessler

The Interaction of Markets and Politics

Bureaucrats' Network: The Health Community Goes International

Notes

Chapter 10. Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking in a Democracy

Bureaucrats Have Too Much Power

External Checks on Bureaucratic Autonomy

Administrative Procedure Act: Legislative and Judicial Authority of Agencies

Administrative Law Judges

Written Records

Advisory Committees

Accessibility

The Policymaking Role of Bureaucracies Reconsidered

Notes

Index

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