By Sytze F. Kingma
While such a lot examine has tested the felony, monetary and mental facets of playing, this cutting edge assortment deals a variety of cultural views on playing agencies. utilizing either historic and present-day case stories from through the global, the authors heavily give some thought to the rituals, symbols, the meanings, values, legitimations, family members (formal in addition to informal), and the areas and artifacts excited by the (re)production of playing firms. members not just research the worldwide impact of business playing, but in addition display how the neighborhood characteristics of playing corporations stay particular. This quantity should be of curiosity to criminologists, sociologists, anthropologists, and all students of gambling.
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