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The Resource The sociology of gambling, by Mikal Aasved

The sociology of gambling, by Mikal Aasved

Label
The sociology of gambling
Title
The sociology of gambling
Statement of responsibility
by Mikal Aasved
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 spent time among and interacted with the gamblers. Some attended Gamblers
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aasved, Mikal J
Dewey number
306.4/82
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6715
LC item number
.A37 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The gambling theory and research series
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gambling
  • Gambling
  • Compulsive gambling
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Compulsive gambling
  • Gambling
  • Gambling
  • United States
  • Glücksspiel
  • Soziologie
Label
The sociology of gambling, by Mikal Aasved
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-423) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gambling and social structure -- Gambling and economics -- Tests of "armchair" theories -- The researcher's point of view -- The gambler's point of view -- Statistical tests of earlier ideas -- Large scale sociological surveys -- Gambling and the general public -- Special populations: youthful gamblers -- Special populations: female, elderly, and native North American gamblers -- Problem gambling correlates and risk factors -- Critique of quantitative studies -- Concluding summary -- Appendix: Summary of etiological theories of gambling
Control code
689997401
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 440 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780398084127
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)689997401
Label
The sociology of gambling, by Mikal Aasved
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-423) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gambling and social structure -- Gambling and economics -- Tests of "armchair" theories -- The researcher's point of view -- The gambler's point of view -- Statistical tests of earlier ideas -- Large scale sociological surveys -- Gambling and the general public -- Special populations: youthful gamblers -- Special populations: female, elderly, and native North American gamblers -- Problem gambling correlates and risk factors -- Critique of quantitative studies -- Concluding summary -- Appendix: Summary of etiological theories of gambling
Control code
689997401
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 440 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780398084127
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)689997401

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