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How do actors with asymmetrical power assert authority in policy agenda-setting? A study of authority claims by health actors in trade policy

Townsend, Belinda; Schram, Ashley; Labonté, Ronald; Baum, Fran; Friel, Sharon


How health advocates and industry actors attempt to assert their authority as a strategy of influence in policymaking remains underexplored in the health governance literature. Greater exploration of the kinds of authority sources used by health actors vis-à-vis market actors and the role ideational factors may play in shaping access to these sources provides insight into advocates' efforts to exert influence in policy forums. Using the trade domain in Australia as a case study of the way in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Science and Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112430


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