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Casino state : legalized gambling in Canada

Author: Thomas R Klassen; James F Cosgrave
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2009
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<I>Casino State</i> is a timely collection that examines the controversial role of the state as a promoter of gambling activities often against the best interest of its citizens.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cosgrave, James.
Casino State : Legalized Gambling in Canada.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Klassen; James F Cosgrave
ISBN: 9781442687547 1442687541
OCLC Number: 635461060
Description: 1 online resource (x, 268 pages : illustrations)
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Shape of Legalized Gambling in Canada / James F. Cosgrave and Thomas R. Klassen --
pt. 1. Morality, Markets, and the State --
2. 'Blood Money': Gambling and the Formation of Civic Morality / William Ramp and Kerry Badgley --
3. Governing the Gambling Citizen: The State, Consumption, and Risk / James F. Cosgrave --
pt. 2. Comparative Gambling Policy Frameworks --
4. Canadian Gambling Policies / Colin S. Campbell --
5. Gambling Policy and Regulation in Australia / Jan McMillen --
pt. 3. Governments and Gambling Policy --
6. Policies of Gambling Legitimation and Expansion in Ontario / Thomas R. Klassen and James F. Cosgrave --
7. Government as Gambling Regulator and Operator: The Case of Electronic Gaming Machines / Ray Macneil --
pt. 4. Gambling and Social Issues --
8. Gambling-Related Crime in a Major Canadian City / Garry J. Smith, Timothy F. Hartnagel and Harold Wynne --
9. Youth Gambling: A Canadian Perspective / Jeffrey L. Derevensky --
Appendix A. Major Canadian Gambling Resources --
Appendix B. Problem Gambling Helplines.
Responsibility: edited by James F. Cosgrave and Thomas R. Klassen.
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