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Where there is no evidence, and where evidence is not enough: an analysis of policy-making to reduce the prevalence of Australian indigenous smoking

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Background: Evidence-based policy making (EBPM) has become an article of faith. While critiques have begun to emerge, they are predominately based on theory or opinion. This thesis uses the 2008 case study of tobacco control policy making for Indigenous Australians to analyse empirically the concept of EBPM.

Research questions: (1) How, if at all, did the Government use evidence in Indigenous tobacco control policy making? (2) What were the facilitators of and barri...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Funding agency for:
Daniel Ljubomir Vujcich
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:9733

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