Donley T. Studlar has been Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Political Science at West Virginia University since 1993. His most recent book is Britain: Decline or Renewal? (Westview Press; 1996) and he is the author of more than 70 articles published in books and distinguished journals including: American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Canadian Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies.
PAUL CAIRNEY Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen, UK. His interest in tobacco policy was sparked by research into public policy in the devolved UK. He is the author of Understanding Public Policy: Theories and Issues (Palgrave). DONLEY T. STUDLAR Eberly Family Distinguished Professor of Political Science at West Virginia University, USA. He has published four books and over 125 articles on comparative politics in journals all over the world. His previous book on this topic is Tobacco Control: Comparative Politics in the United States and Canada . HADII M. MAMUDU Assistant Professor of Public Health at East Tennessee State University, USA, where he researches tobacco control. He is the author of The Politics of the Evolution of Global Tobacco Control: The Formation and Functioning of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.