Legalized Gambling

Legalized Gambling

by Thomas A. Parmalee

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Essential Viewpoints examines critical debates occurring today, including the legislation that has shaped the issue as well as the numerous sides of each argument.

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616135225
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Essential Viewpoints Series: Set 5
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Gambling: Problem or Solution? 6

Chapter 2 The History of Gambling 14

Chapter 3 Role in the Economy 26

Chapter 4 State-sanctioned Gambling 36

Chapter 5 Entertainment and Personal Choice 46

Chapter 6 Addiction 56

Chapter 7 Young People and Gambling 66

Chapter 8 Tribal Gaming 78

Chapter 9 The Internet and the Future 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Additional Resources 102

Glossary 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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