Smoking

Scholarly Publications

Smoking Intensity Among Male Factory Workers in Kunming, China

March 2013

Introduction.

Cloaks and Veils: Countervisualizing Cigarette Factories In and Outside of China

March 2016

In this article, I consider what a casual observer can see of a notorious product’s primary place of fabrication. Few products have been criticized in recent years more than cigarettes.

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives

May 2018

*/ A favorite icon for cigarette manufacturers across China since the mid-twentieth century has been the panda, with factories from Shanghai to Sichuan using cuddly cliché to market tobacco...

News

Dr. Karen Eggleston to lead Shorenstein APARC's comparative healthcare in East asia program

March 2007

Dr. Karen Eggleston will join the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center as a center fellow on July 1, 2007. Dr. Eggleston will lead the center's program on comparative health care in East Asia.

Anti-smoking efforts in China: Matthew Kohrman interviewed by China Radio International

August 2009

AHPP faculty affiliate, Matthew Kohrman, was interviewed by China Radio International (CRI) on August 13th, 2009 about tobacco control in China.

NGO "Pioneers for Health" promoting tobacco control in Yunnan, PRC

December 2009

Two news articles report on the activities of "Pioneers for Health," a health policy non-governmental organization founded in China a year ago with help from AHPP faculty affiliate Matthew Kohrman.

Events

China's Harmonious Society: Two Overviews--Health Systems Reform and the HIV Epidemic

January 25, 2008

China's Harmonious Society colloquium seriesco-sponsored by the Stanford China Program and the Center for East Asian Studies Since 2006, the official doctrine of China's Communist Party calls for...

When Prevention Fails: Cross-cultural Considerations from the U.S. and China for Shaping Healthy Decisions in the Heat of the Adolescent Brain

February 25, 2009

Why do community-based education and social persuasion programs for promoting healthy lifestyle and preventing chronic disease sometimes fall short of our expectations?

Changes in Taiwan's Cigarette Market After the US Forced It Open

April 23, 2009

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Projects

Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project

The Comparative Health Care Policy Research Project was initiated by APARC in 1990 to examine issues related to the structure and delivery of health care in Japan by utilizing contemporary social...
English

Global Tobacco Prevention Research Initiative

Cigarettes are producing an unprecedented worldwide health catastrophe.
English

Multimedia

Advancing Science to Reduce Premature Mortality Worldwide

August 2016

Audio, transcript and presentation from "Advancing Science to Reduce Premature Mortality Worldwide" on Oct. 1, 2013 with Prabhat Jha. Human life expectancy improved more in the last 50 years than in the preceding 5000 years.

Information, Development, and Life-course Smoking Pattern in Mainland China and Taiwan over 50 Years

August 2016

Audio, transcript and presentation from the Asia Health Policy Program seminar "Information, Development, and Life-course Smoking Pattern in Mainland China and Taiwan over 50 Years" on Jan.

People

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