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An Unsafe Bet? free pdf An Unsafe Bet? The Dangerous Rise of Gambling and the Debate We Should Be Having reveals how gambling represents a danger to public health due to its inherent addiction potential, which is being intentionally downplayed by the gambling industry and governments. * Lays bare the extent of gambling and its effects on society * Exposes the dilemma for policy makers, who are charged with protecting public health but also increasingly dependent on revenues earned from gambling * Written by Jim Orford, an internationally respected authority on the topic * International examples broaden the argument and reveal the global stakes involved

About Jim Orford

Jim Orford is Emeritus Professor of Clinical and Community Psychology at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of several books on addictions including Excessive Appetites (1985, 2001), Community Psychology (1992, 2008) and, with colleagues, Gambling and Problem Gambling in Britain (2003).

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Author : Jim Orford
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 03 December 2010
ISBN : 0470661208
EAN : 9780470661208
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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