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An unsafe bet? : the dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having / Jim Orford.

par Orford, Jim.
Materialtype: materialTypeLabelLivreÉditeur : Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, c2011Description : viii, 282 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN : 9780470661208.Sujet(s) : Gambling | Compulsive gamblingClassification Dewey : 363.42 O67
Contenus :
The extraordinary international growth of gambling -- The rise of gambling in Britain -- Gambling addiction -- Modern addiction theory applied to gambling -- Does the fault lie in the person or in the product? -- Discourses of gambling: eleven ways of talking about the subject -- Public attitudes towards gambling are negative -- The costs and benefits of gambling for society: a hotly contested subject -- Governments are complicit in supporting the interests of the gambling industry -- Trapped: the disempowering effects of failure to challenge gambling expansion -- Conclusions and recommendations : the debate we should be having.
Type de document Site actuel Cote Statut Date de retour prévue
Main / Collection principale 363.42 O67 (Parcourir l'étagère) Disponible

Spring 2011 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-272) and index.

The extraordinary international growth of gambling -- The rise of gambling in Britain -- Gambling addiction -- Modern addiction theory applied to gambling -- Does the fault lie in the person or in the product? -- Discourses of gambling: eleven ways of talking about the subject -- Public attitudes towards gambling are negative -- The costs and benefits of gambling for society: a hotly contested subject -- Governments are complicit in supporting the interests of the gambling industry -- Trapped: the disempowering effects of failure to challenge gambling expansion -- Conclusions and recommendations : the debate we should be having.

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