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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gambling -- Social aspects.,
  • Risk -- Sociological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames F. Cosgrave, editor.
    ContributionsCosgrave, James F., 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6710 .S65 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3419162M
    ISBN 100415952212, 0415952220
    LC Control Number2005035574

    The Sociology of Risk and Gambling Reader. Ed. James Cosgrove. Routledge: London. Gunther Peck. Manly Gambles: The Politics of Risk on the Comstock Lode, Journal of Social History, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Summer), pp. Reith, Gerda. Gambling and the Contradictions of Consumption: A Genealogy of the "Pathological.   The Sociology of Gambling by Mikal J Aasved, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Sociology of Gambling: Mikal J Aasved: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1).

      James F. Cosgrave, Department of Sociology, Trent University, editor of The Sociology of Risk and Gambling Reader. Synopsis. While most research has examined the legal, economic and psychological sides of gambling, this innovative collection offers a wide range of cultural perspectives on gambling : Hardcover.   Sociology of Gambling by Mikal J. Aasved. Paperback $ 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. armchair'' theories, gambling and the public, problem Pages:

    The reader will be introduced to the dynamic concept of non-self-weighting strategies and will be shown how these apply not only at the "very exciting gaming tables" but in real life as well. In addition, risk and fluctuations are discussed in terms of the statistical standard deviation, and it is explained how these relate to each other, as. RACHEL A. VOLBERG. ACADEMIC RECORD. Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco (). Still Not On the Radar: Adolescent Risk and Gambling, Revisited. Journal of Adolescent Health 50 (6): Book review: The Sociology of Risk and Gambling Reader. Journal of Gambling Issues,


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About the Author. James F. Cosgrave is Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada.5/5(1).

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