Gambling on Campus: New Directions for Student Services

Gambling on Campus: New Directions for Student Services


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787985974
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/24/2006
Series: J-B SS Single Issue Student Services Series , #87
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword (Gwendolyn Jordan Dungy).

Editors’ Notes (George S. McClellan, Tom W. Hardy, Jim Caswell).

1. Gambling: An Old School New Wave Challenge for Higher Education in the ­Twenty-First Century (George S. McClellan, Ken C. Winters)
This chapter gives a brief definition and history of gambling and information about the rate of participation by college students.

2. Listening to Their Stories: Students’ Perspectives About Campus Gambling (Jim Caswell).
This chapter explores students’ perspectives regarding campus gambling by listening to their ­gambling-related experiences and stories.

3. A Minute to Learn and a Lifetime to Master: Implications of the Poker Craze for College Campuses (Thomas W. Hardy).
This chapter addresses the proliferation of poker (live and online) and discusses how campuses have responded to this activity.

4. Sports Wagering (Donald L. Rockey, Jr., Chris King).
This chapter discusses wagering on college athletics, and sports wagering on the part of college students and student athletes.

5. The Surge in Online Gambling on College Campuses (Stuart J. Brown).
This chapter focuses on the issues surrounding the growth of online gambling on college and university campuses.

6. Problem and Pathological Gambling Among College Students (Randy Stinchfield, William E. Hanson, Douglas H. Olson).
This chapter examines problem and pathological gambling among college students and reports on prevalence rate, risk and protective factors, and prevention and intervention strategies.

7. Ethical and Practical Considerations for Developing Institutional Gambling Policy (Jason A. Laker).
This chapter suggests questions useful in developing or refining institutional or departmental gambling policies as well as ethical, political, and social considerations.

8. The Gambling Action Team: A ­Cross-Divisional Approach to Gambling Education and Intervention (Chris King, Thomas W. Hardy).
This chapter relates the experiences of one university in developing and implementing a ­cross-divisional proactive program to address campus gambling.

9. Learning and Living with the Genie (George S. McClellan, Jim Caswell, Thomas W. Hardy).
The coeditors of the chapter identify seven messages, address several remaining points, and offer summary comments on where we go from here.



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