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Gambling in America

An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society

Author: William Norman Thompson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1576071596

Category: Games

Page: 509

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An A–Z look at the history and impacts of gambling, including related legal, legislative, economic, and social issues. * More than 250 entries on every aspect of gambling in the United States * A chronology of significant events in the history of gambling from prehistory to the present day * The full text of 11 of the author's published articles on gambling * Reviews of more than 60 books in an extensive and thoroughly annotated bibliography

Gambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and Society, 2nd Edition

Author: William N. Thompson Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610699807

Category: History

Page: 505

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This one-volume reference provides a comprehensive overview of gambling in the Americas, examining the history, morality, market growth, and economics of the gaming industry. • Includes documents from prominent court cases • Profiles leading persons and organizations dealing with gambling operations • Features a detailed chronology of events including legalization and laws on Internet gaming • Offers an expanded bibliography that provides additional resources for further study

Italian Americans: The History and Culture of a People

Author: Eric Martone

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610699955

Category: History

Page: 554

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The entire Italian American experience—from America's earliest days through the present—is now available in a single volume. • Hundreds of annotated entries give brief histories of the people, places, and events associated with Italian American history • A-to-Z organization within five thematic sections facilitates ease of use • An extensive collection of primary documents illustrates the Italian American experience over the course of American history and helps meet Common Core standards • Sidebars and an array of illustrations bring the material to vivid life • Each entry includes cross-references to other entries as well as a list of suggested further readings

Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law

Author: Gregg Lee Carter

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313386714

Category: History

Page: 1096

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Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life. • 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre) • 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence • A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States • An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States • Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizations

Empirical Views on European Gambling Law and Addiction

Author: Simon Planzer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319023063

Category: Law

Page: 334

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This book analyses the voluminous and meandering case law on gambling of the Court of Justice from an empirical perspective. It offers a comprehensive overview of the legal situation of gambling services in the EU Single Market. Additionally, the book presents the current state of research on gambling addiction. It then seeks to answer the central research question as to what extent the views of the Court of Justice on gambling find support in empirical evidence. The Court of Justice granted exceptionally wide discretion to the Member States due to a so-called ‘peculiar nature’ of games of chance. With the margin of appreciation having played a key role, the book inquires whether the Court of Justice followed the principles and criteria that normally steer the use of this doctrine. Noting the Court’s special approach, the book elaborates on its causes and consequences. Throughout the book, the approach of the Court of Justice is contrasted with that of its sister court, the EFTA Court. Finally, the potential role of the precautionary principle and of EU fundamental rights in the area of gambling law is examined. Situated at the intersection of law and science, this book seeks to bridge the legal and scientific perspectives and the unique vocabularies common to each. It illustrates the direct relevance of science and empirical research for court cases and policy making. And it contrasts science-informed policy making with the on-going morality discourse on gambling.

Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes]

Author: Nancy E. Marion,Willard M. Oliver

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695968

Category: Political Science

Page: 1163

View: 4969

Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades

Handbook of Research on the Impact of Culture and Society on the Entertainment Industry

Author: Ozturk, R. Gulay

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466661917

Category: Social Science

Page: 737

View: 6624

"This reference provides a review of the academic and popular literature on the relationship between communications and media studies, cinema, advertising, public relations, religion, food tourism, art, sports, technology, culture, marketing, and entertainment practices"--Provided by publisher.

The Last Resort

Success and Failure in Campaigns for Casinos

Author: John Dombrink,William Norman Thompson

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780874171402

Category: Law

Page: 220

View: 4846

An examination of the ten majorcampaigns to legalize casino gambling in America"

Reference & User Services Quarterly

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Reference services (Libraries)

Page: N.A

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West's encyclopedia of American law

Author: Jeffrey Lehman,Shirelle Phelps

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780787663759

Category: Law

Page: 478

View: 6426

Provides current information on more than 5,000 legal topics. Includes completely revised articles covering important issues, biographies, definitions of legal terms and more. Covers such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, and physician-assisted suicide.


a down-to-earth approach

Author: James M. Henslin

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205297269

Category: Social Science

Page: 720

View: 7616

Allgemeine Systemtheorie

Geschichte, Methodologie und sozialwissenschaftliche Heuristik eines Wissenschaftsprogramms

Author: Klaus Müller

Publisher: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften

ISBN: 9783531127989

Category: Social Science

Page: 381

View: 2766

Mit den Systemwissenschaften, den 'Behavioral Sciences' und der 'General System Theory' wurde um die Mitte dieses Jahrhunderts ein neues Verständnis von Wissenschaft etabliert, dessen Einflüsse sich von der Naturphilosophie bis in die gegenwärtige soziologische Theorie erstrecken. Der Autor rekonstruiert die Entstehungsgeschichte, die interdisziplinären Grundbegriffe und die spezifischen Erklärungsansprüche der Allgemeinen Systemtheorie in Auseinandersetzung mit der Analytischen Wissenschaftstheorie. Die wechselnde Bedeutung des Systembegriffs in der Soziologie von Talcott Parsons ist als Bestandteil dieser Entwicklung zu verstehen.

Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Second Edition

Author: Rogers, Patricia L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605661996

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2612

View: 3238

Offers comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations: Europe

Author: N.A

Publisher: Gale Cengage


Category: Economics

Page: 553

View: 6363

Titles of volumes are: V.1 - United Nations; V.2 - Africa; V.3 - Americas, V.4 - Asia & Oceania; V.5 - Europe; V.6 - World Leaders.

Casino Gambling in America

Origins, Trends, and Impacts

Author: K. J. Meyer-Arendt,Rudi Hartmann

Publisher: Cognizant Communication Corporation

ISBN: 9781882345168

Category: Games

Page: 270

View: 301

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

Author: Gale Group,Moshe Y. Sachs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780787605162

Category: Geography

Page: N.A

View: 490

Book Review Digest

Author/title Index, 1985-1994

Author: Martha T. Mooney

Publisher: H. W. Wilson

ISBN: 9780824209070

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1261

View: 9880

- Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, from 109 publications. - Electronic version with expanded coverage, and retrospective version available, see p. 5 and p. 31. - Pricing: Service Basis-Books.

El-Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print

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Publisher: N.A


Category: Education

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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

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Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

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