The Resource An unsafe bet? : the dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having, Jim Orford

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

Label
An unsafe bet? : the dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having
Title
An unsafe bet?
Title remainder
the dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having
Statement of responsibility
Jim Orford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DG1
Dewey number
363.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6710
LC item number
.O74 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
An unsafe bet? : the dangerous rise of gambling and the debate we should be having, Jim Orford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter -- Section I: Gambling is Growing. The Extraordinary International Growth of Gambling -- The Rise of Gambling in Britain -- Section II: Gambling is Dangerous. Gambling Addiction -- Modern Addiction Theory Applied to Gambling -- Does the Fault Lie in the Person or in the Product? -- Section III: Gambling is Controversial. 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 -- Section IV: Gambling Expansion is not being Challenged. Governments are Complicit in Supporting the Interests of the Gambling Industry -- Trapped: The Disempowering Effects of Failure to Challenge the Growth of Gambling -- Conclusions and Recommendations: The Debate we should be having -- Sources -- References -- 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
Control code
ocn714798767
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 282 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470972977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10.1002/9780470972977
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25035307
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714798767
  • pebco0470972971

Library Locations

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