The Last Resort: Success and Failure in Campaigns for Casinos

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University of Nevada Press, 1990 - Law - 220 pages
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The authors (both academics--U. Cal., Irvine and U. Nevada, Las Vegas) examine the ten major campaigns to legalize casino gambling in America that were waged between 1976 and 1986, and propose an explanation for why legalization of casino gaming lags behind legalization of other forms of gambling. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  

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Contents

Legalization as Economic
25
Painless Prosperity Challenged
42
The Gravity and Veto Models
83
The Frostbelt States
98
The Sunbelt States
132
Obstacles to Casinos
171
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About the author (1990)

John Dombrink is Professor of Criminology, Law & Society at the University of California, Irvine.The co-authors of "Dying Right: The Death With Dignity Movement.

William Thompson is professor of public administration

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