'Maximising shareholder value': a detailed insight into the corporate political activity of the Australian food industry.

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dc.contributor.author Mialon, Melissa en
dc.contributor.author Swinburn, Boyd en
dc.contributor.author Allender, Steven en
dc.contributor.author Sacks, Gary en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-27T21:06:16Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-04 en
dc.identifier.citation Australian and New Zealand journal of public health 41(2):165-171 Apr 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 1326-0200 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44647 en
dc.description.abstract To gain deeper insight into the corporate political activity (CPA) of the Australian food industry from a public health perspective.Fifteen interviews with a purposive sample of current and former policy makers, public health advocates and academics who have closely interacted with food industry representatives or observed food industry behaviours.All participants reported having directly experienced the CPA of the food industry during their careers, with the 'information and messaging' and 'constituency building' strategies most prominent. Participants expressed concern that food industry CPA strategies resulted in weakened policy responses to addressing diet-related disease.This study provides direct evidence of food industry practices that have the potential to shape public health-related policies and programs in Australia in ways that favour business interests at the expense of population health. Implications for public health: This evidence can inform policy makers and public health advocates and be used to adopt measures to ensure that public interests are put at the forefront as part of the policy development and implementation process. en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Australian and New Zealand journal of public health en
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dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Public Health en
dc.subject Politics en
dc.subject Lobbying en
dc.subject Health Policy en
dc.subject Food Industry en
dc.subject Social Responsibility en
dc.subject Policy Making en
dc.subject Public Relations en
dc.subject Australia en
dc.subject Interviews as Topic en
dc.title 'Maximising shareholder value': a detailed insight into the corporate political activity of the Australian food industry. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/1753-6405.12639 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 165 en
pubs.volume 41 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en
dc.identifier.pmid 28110500 en
pubs.end-page 171 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.elements-id 611663 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Epidemiology & Biostatistics en
dc.identifier.eissn 1753-6405 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-01-22 en
pubs.dimensions-id 28110500 en


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