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Title

A review of research on problem gambling behavior and crime :implication for Macau

English Abstract

Macao is a city well known for its gaming industry and economic taking off in recent years, but the development of gambling industry also causes some social problems such as problem gambling and its related crimes. Problem gambling has become a public health issue in Macao and other countries. This thesis is a literature review of relevant research on problem gambling and gambling related crimes. It also reviews the definition of gambling and problem gambling; the theories on problem gambling, and the relationship between gambling behavior and crime. A summary of policy implications for Macao will be provided in the end. The suggestions for future studies in the relevant field are provided as well

Issue date

2015

Author

O, Si Si

Faculty

Faculty of Social Sciences

Degree

M.Soc.Sc.

Subject

Compulsive gambling -- Macau

Gambling -- Social aspects -- Macau

Crime -- Macau

Criminology -- Department of Sociology

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Location
1/F Zone C
Library URL
991000637179706306