Gambling / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Contributor(s): Haugen, David M | Musser, Susan.Material type: BookSeries: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered): Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press : Thomson/Gale, c2007Description: 190 p. : ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 9780737733525 (hardcover); 0737733527 (hardcover); 9780737733532 (pbk.); 0737733535 (pbk.).Subject(s): Gambling -- United States | Gambling -- Social aspects -- United States | Gambling -- Research -- United StatesDDC classification: 363.4/20973 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p.175-179) and index.
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. How does legalized gambling affect society? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Legalized gambling hurts communities / For Faith & Family -- 2. Legalized gambling benefits communities / Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. -- 3. Legalized gambling has a negligible effect on communities / Phineas Baxandall and Bruce Sacerdote -- 4. Indian gaming benefits tribes / Dave Palermo -- 5. Indian gaming hurts tribes / Candi Cushman -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. How should the U.S. government contend with Internet gambling? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Internet gambling should be banned to protect children / Spencer Bachus -- 2. Internet gambling should be curbed to protect the economy / Ryan D. Hammer -- 3. Internet gambling should be regulated, not banned / David Carruthers -- 4. Banning Internet gambling will not stop it / Radley Balko -- 5. A government ban on Internet gambling is hypocritical / Froma Harrop -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. Is compulsive gambling a problem? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Compulsive gambling is a serious problem / Harvard Mental Health Letter -- 2. The problem of compulsive gambling is exaggerated / Dan Seligman -- 3. Compulsive gambling is a growing problem among teenagers / Mark Alden and James Silver -- 4. Teenage gambling has generated undue backlash / Maryann Guberman -- 5. Casinos foster compulsive gambling / Steve Friess -- 6. Casinos are helping curb compulsive gambling / Liz Benston -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. How are lottery innovations affecting society and the gaming industry? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Video lottery terminals are addictive and destructive / Sol Boxenbaum -- 2. Video lottery terminals provide economic benefits for states / Fox Butterfield -- 3. Racinos benefit the horse-racing industry / Greg Melikov -- 4. Racinos hurt the horse-racing industry / Joe Bob Briggs -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.