Show simple item record  

dc.contributor.authorCurtis, Bruce
dc.contributor.authorWilson, Cate
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-24T04:38:10Z
dc.date.available2010-08-24T04:38:10Z
dc.date.issued2001
dc.identifier.citationCurtis, B. & Wilson, C. (2001). Everyday gambling in New Zealand. In C. Bell (Eds.), Sociology of Everyday Life in New Zealand (pp. 210-233). Palmerston North, New Zealand: Dunmore Press Limited.en_NZ
dc.identifier.isbn0 86469 387 7
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/4419
dc.description.abstractThere is a sizeable body of statistics on gambling in New Zealand which points albeit unintentionally - to the everyday status of this activity. Max Abbott and Rachel Volberg, two leading figures in the rapidly growing discipline of gambling studies, note that in 15 short years there have been no less than seven surveys on gambling in New Zealand (not including a large number of university theses). These include three assessments of people's participation in gambling by the Department of Internal Affairs, plus two surveys funded by the department focusing on problem gambling. To these can be added one conducted by a regional health authority, North Health, under contract to the Committee on Problem Gambling Management and one conducted on behalf of the Casino Control Authority. This much research on gambling should suggest to the reader that there is something about gambling that piques the interest of government bureaucrats and agencies. Here the frequency of the phrase `problem gambling' is the giveaway. In this section we will review some of the findings of this research and cover its more pathological rationale later.en_NZ
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherDunmore Press Limiteden_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://dunmore.circlesoft.net/catalog/16850-Newreleasesen_NZ
dc.rightsThis chapter has been published in the book: Sociology of Everyday Life in New Zealand. © 2001 Claudia Bell & Dunmore Press Limited. Used with permission.en_NZ
dc.subjectgamblingen_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.titleEveryday gambling in New Zealanden_NZ
dc.typeChapter in Booken_NZ
dc.relation.isPartOfSociology of Everyday Life in New Zealanden_NZ
pubs.begin-page210en_NZ
pubs.elements-id7595
pubs.end-page233en_NZ
pubs.place-of-publicationPalmerston Northen_NZ


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record