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Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris, by Richard Kluger

Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed... 318 I POLITICAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY 7 are the book’s empirical core and its greates accompli t shmen Chapt t. er 3 presents evidence that the Department of Agriculture in the 1930s was not the unlikely bastion of state autonomy that some have argued. Chapter 4 holds that contrary to Skocpol and Finegold, the National Recovery Administration (NRA) failed because of class-based opposition, not insufficient state capacities Chapt . er 5 offers new evidence that the “Rockefeller network ” helped shape socia l securit yand thus raises doubt about the independence of the state ’s expert s.Chapter 6 critiques Gregory Hooks’s thesi sthat the growt h of the military establishment in World War II reflect s a growth in state autonomy. Chapter 1 review Skocpol s ’s Protecting Soldiers and Mothers (1992) and criticizes her for broadening her theoretical framework (rechristened the “polity centered approach ”). In this generati on of multidimensional theorizing it is astounding to see a scholar revile d for adding significant element to s her theoretical net. Certainly no one can accuse Domhoff of the same transgression. The chapter also contends that the cases Skocpol analyze turn s out to be “irrelevant ... in terms of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Political Science Quarterly Oxford University Press

Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris, by Richard Kluger

Political Science Quarterly , Volume 112 (2): 2 – Jun 15, 1997

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1997 The Academy of Political Science
ISSN
0032-3195
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1538-165X
DOI
10.2307/2657952
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Abstract

318 I POLITICAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY 7 are the book’s empirical core and its greates accompli t shmen Chapt t. er 3 presents evidence that the Department of Agriculture in the 1930s was not the unlikely bastion of state autonomy that some have argued. Chapter 4 holds that contrary to Skocpol and Finegold, the National Recovery Administration (NRA) failed because of class-based opposition, not insufficient state capacities Chapt . er 5 offers new evidence that the “Rockefeller network ” helped shape socia l securit yand thus raises doubt about the independence of the state ’s expert s.Chapter 6 critiques Gregory Hooks’s thesi sthat the growt h of the military establishment in World War II reflect s a growth in state autonomy. Chapter 1 review Skocpol s ’s Protecting Soldiers and Mothers (1992) and criticizes her for broadening her theoretical framework (rechristened the “polity centered approach ”). In this generati on of multidimensional theorizing it is astounding to see a scholar revile d for adding significant element to s her theoretical net. Certainly no one can accuse Domhoff of the same transgression. The chapter also contends that the cases Skocpol analyze turn s out to be “irrelevant ... in terms of

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Political Science QuarterlyOxford University Press

Published: Jun 15, 1997

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