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Tobacco control in Africa : people, politics and policies
The harmful effects of tobacco use pose an imminent threat to the health of African people. As the tobacco epidemic shows signs of waning in some northern countries, a combination of factors such asExpand
The Logic of Private and Collective Action
Since Mancur Olson’s Logic of Collective Action (1965), it is impossible for political scientists to conceive of political participation without reference to his powerful argument linking numbers ofExpand
Exposing and addressing tobacco industry conduct in low-income and middle-income countries
The tobacco industry's future depends on increasing tobacco use in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), which face a growing burden of tobacco-related disease, yet have potential toExpand
Evolving norms at the intersection of health and trade.
There has been growing tension at the intersection of health and economic policy making as global governance has increased across sectors. This tension has been particularly evident between tobaccoExpand
Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States
The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. TheseExpand
Prices and E-Cigarette Demand: Evidence From the European Union.
INTRODUCTION Many European Union (EU) Member States have expressed the need for EU legislation to clarify the issue of e-cigarette taxation, but the economic evidence to inform creation of suchExpand
Global and Regional Patterns of Tobacco Smoking and Tobacco Control Policies.
CONTEXT Tobacco smoking is a major worldwide cause of morbidity and mortality from various diseases, including urologic diseases. OBJECTIVE We reviewed, at global and regional levels, theExpand
Food Security and Weight Status in Children: Interactions With Food Assistance Programs.
INTRODUCTION It is unclear whether Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or National School Lunch Program (NSLP) participation modifies the relationship between food insecurity and obesityExpand
Purchasing Protection? The Effect of Political Spending on U.S. Trade Policy
The issue of whether or not money influences policymaking has been widely debated in American politics. While a direct link between money and policy outcomes has proven difficult to make,Expand
The impact and relevance of tobacco control research in low-and middle-income countries globally and to the US.
International and cross-cultural research is critical for understanding multilevel influences on health, health behaviors, and disease. A particularly relevant area of need for such research isExpand