The Sociology of Gambling


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This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of the social or subcultural environment in which the gambler lives. To further the understanding of why people gamble, investigators went to places where gambling occurred and ...

The Sociology of Gambling 2003, Charles C. Thomas Publisher

ISBN-13: 9780398073817

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