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Gambling dynamism : the Macao miracle

Author: Hongtai Zheng; Baoshan Yin
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2014.
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Four years after the actual implementation of its casino deregulation policy, Macao has surpassed Las Vegas as the worlds top gambling destination in terms of annual turnover. Also, various recent surveys have put Macao at the very top of the list in terms of per capita GDP, as its economy grew shortly after the resumption of Chinese sovereignty. How could a tiny city without any natural resources on the southern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zheng, Hongtai.
Gambling dynamism
(OCoLC)858012108
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hongtai Zheng; Baoshan Yin
ISBN: 9783642407499 3642407498 364240748X 9783642407482
OCLC Number: 864876959
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Gambling and Society: A Theoretical Revisiting of the Issue --
Macao and Globalization: A Gambling Perspective --
The Return to Chinese Sovereignty: A Historical Turning Point --
Gambling Expansion and Economic Growth --
Gambling Expansion and Social Change --
Gambling Expansion and Political Development --
National/Regional Integration and Local Development --
The First Decade and the Road Ahead --
Chronology of Gambling Events in Macao --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Victor Zheng, Po-san Wan.

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This ground-breaking analysis of the astonishing development of the former Portuguese colony of Macao into the world's leading gambling destination is based on a series of longitudinal indicators not  Read more...

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