skip to content
Gambling Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gambling

Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This volume explores the topics relating to gambling by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737758382 0737758384 9780737758399 0737758392
OCLC Number: 705568331
Description: 234 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch 1. How should gambling be treated? : Gambling must be restricted / Les Bernal --
Gambling should not be restricted / Shikha Dalmia --
Government should not be hypocritical on the gambling issue / John Stossel --
Sports betting should be legal / Evan Weiner --
States rush to legalize sports betting and expand gambling for revenue / Diane M. Grassi --
Dog racing should be banned / Amy Pedigo --
Dog racing should not be banned / Harvard Crimson --
Horse racing should be reformed / Jay Ambrose --
Horse racing should not be banned / Chris Antley. Ch 2. What are the economic and social implications of gambling? : Gambling can generate much-needed revenue / Nick Gillespie --
Relying on gambling revenue is poor fiscal policy / Steven Malanga --
Gambling is harmful and causes human suffering / Michael McCarthy --
Gambling bans encroach on civil liberties / Radley Balko --
Racinos hurt the economy / Adam Ragusea --
Racinos have economic benefits / Gary Rotstein --
Horse racing is cruel and dangerous for horses / Bonnie Erbe. Ch 3. How should the US government treat online gambling? : The federal ban on online gambling is warranted / Thomas E. McClusky --
The federal ban on online gambling should be overturned / Radley Balko --
US ban on online gambling on way out? / Diane M. Grassi --
The United States should not allow the World Trade Organization to interfere in online gambling laws / Phyllis Schlafly --
The United States should heed the World Trade Organization decision on online gambling / Lorraine Woellert --
Online poker in California should be restricted / Robert Martin --
Online poker should not be restricted in California / Michelle Minton. Ch 4. What are the effects of online gambling? : Online gambling is harmful / Bob Goodlatte --
The danger of online gambling has been sensationalized / Jacob Sullum --
The government has a right to protect citizens from predatory businesses / Spencer Bachus --
The online gambling ban is an encroachment on civil liberties / Barney Frank --
Online gambling is regulated and safe / Michelle Minton --
Online gambling is unregulated and dangerous / John Shadegg --
Online gambling creates underage gambling addicts / Spencer Bachus --
Legalizing online gambling will protect children and teenagers / Parry Aftab.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.

Abstract:

This volume explores the topics relating to gambling by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (4)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/705568331>
library:oclcnum"705568331"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/705568331>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2012"
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"This volume explores the topics relating to gambling by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1899685009>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Gambling"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.