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Bureaucratic Advocacy And Ethics: A State-Level Case Of Public Agency Rulemaking And Tobacco Control Policy, Michael S. Givel Dec 2011

Bureaucratic Advocacy And Ethics: A State-Level Case Of Public Agency Rulemaking And Tobacco Control Policy, Michael S. Givel

Michael S. Givel

Before 2001, the Oklahoma Department of Health achieved little to protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke. In an ongoing effort between 2000 and 2003, the department joined with health groups to lobby for stronger requirements, resulting in a new Oklahoma administrative rule in 2002 and legislation in 2003 regulating secondhand tobacco smoke. This action was congruent with the American Society of Public Administration's Code of Ethics for interactive democratic policymaking, in which administrators are required to serve the public interest with compassion, benevolence, fairness, and optimism.


Progress Delayed: State Of Tobacco Control Policymaking In Oklahoma From 2005-2011, Michael S. Givel, Ami E. Stearns, Andrew L. Spivak May 2011

Progress Delayed: State Of Tobacco Control Policymaking In Oklahoma From 2005-2011, Michael S. Givel, Ami E. Stearns, Andrew L. Spivak

Michael S. Givel

• Oklahoma’s 1987 Smoking In Public Places Act required the inclusion of smoking sections in restaurants and pre-empted more stringent local anti-tobacco laws with state regulations. • With the 2001 arrival of an aggressive new Commissioner of Health, Dr. Leslie Beitsch, the tide turned with new legislation (Senate Joint Resolution 21 in 2003) that prohibited smoking inside public places and required restaurants to build separately-ventilated “smoking rooms.” • In 2004, State Question 713 increased the cigarette tax by 55 cents per package. • Dr. Beitsch resigned in 2003 and since that time, efforts toward clean air have stalled. Although restaurants were required to ...


Conservatism And American Political Development, Brian Glenn Dec 2009

Conservatism And American Political Development, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

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Review Of Timothy J. Sullivan. New York State And The Rise Of Modern Conservatism: Redrawing Party Lines. (State University Of New York Press, 2008), Brian Glenn Dec 2009

Review Of Timothy J. Sullivan. New York State And The Rise Of Modern Conservatism: Redrawing Party Lines. (State University Of New York Press, 2008), Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

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Conservatism And American Political Development, Brian Glenn, Steve Teles Dec 2008

Conservatism And American Political Development, Brian Glenn, Steve Teles

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


Is Federalism The Reason For Policy Failure In Hurricane Katrina?, Thomas Birkland, Sarah Waterman Dec 2007

Is Federalism The Reason For Policy Failure In Hurricane Katrina?, Thomas Birkland, Sarah Waterman

Thomas A Birkland

Governmental responses to Hurricane Katrina are generally cited as policy failures. Media and popular analyses focus on the federal government’s policy failures in hazard preparedness, response, and recovery. Meanwhile, disaster experts realize that disaster response is a shared intergovernmental responsibility.We examine the federal nature of natural disaster policy in the US to consider whether federalism, or other factors, had the greatest influence on the failures in Katrina.We find that some policy failures are related to policy design considerations based in federalism, but that the national focus on ‘‘homeland security’’ and the concomitant reduction in attention to natural ...


Raymond Baldwin, Brian Glenn Dec 2003

Raymond Baldwin, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

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God And The Red Umbrella: Risk, Responsibility And The Politics Of Mutual Assistance In America”, Brian Glenn Dec 2003

God And The Red Umbrella: Risk, Responsibility And The Politics Of Mutual Assistance In America”, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


"Lynch V. Donnelly" "Legal Services Corp. V. Velazquez" "Arizona V. Evans" "Red Lion V. Fcc", Brian Glenn Dec 2003

"Lynch V. Donnelly" "Legal Services Corp. V. Velazquez" "Arizona V. Evans" "Red Lion V. Fcc", Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


"The Amish" "Roger Williams" "Shakers", Brian Glenn Dec 2002

"The Amish" "Roger Williams" "Shakers", Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


Risk, Insurance, And The Changing Nature Of Mutual Obligation, Brian Glenn Dec 2002

Risk, Insurance, And The Changing Nature Of Mutual Obligation, Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.


The Varied And Abundant Progeny Of Marc Galanter's 'Why The "Haves" Come Out Ahead", Brian Glenn Dec 2002

The Varied And Abundant Progeny Of Marc Galanter's 'Why The "Haves" Come Out Ahead", Brian Glenn

Brian J. Glenn

No abstract provided.