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Global Gambling: Cultural Perspectives on Gambling Organizations / Edition 1

Global Gambling: Cultural Perspectives on Gambling Organizations / Edition 1

by Sytze F. Kingma


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ISBN-13: 9780415996778
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/10/2009
Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology Series , #8
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Sytze F. Kingma is Senior Lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the field of organizational space and technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Global Gambling Sytze F. Kingma Part 1: Gambling Backgrounds 1. A Question of Money? The Founding of Two Finnish Gambling Monopolies Riitta Matilainen 2. Into the Zone: Innovating in the Australian Poker Machine Industry Richard Woolley and Charles Livingstone 3. Gambling with Development: Comparing Casino Legalization in South Africa with Indian Gambling in California Jeffrey J. Sallaz Part 2: Gambling Scenes 4. Ethnography in a Casino: Social Dynamics at Blackjack Tables Richard A. Marksbury 5. Making Friends, Making Money: Macau's Traditional VIP Casino System Wuyi Wang and Peter Zabielskis 6. Dutch Casino Space: The Spatial Construction of Pleasure Sytze F. Kingma Part 3: Gambling Contexts 7. 'You Could Become a Millionaire': Truth, Deception, and Imagination in Gambling Advertising Per Binde 8. Balancing Rules: Gambling Consumption at Home Anita Borch 9. Subjects in a State: Cultural Economies of Gambling Fiona Nicoll

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