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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
Department:
Department of Sociology
Degree
M.Soc.Sc.
Subject
Compulsive gambling -- Macau
Gambling -- Social aspects -- Macau
Crime -- Macau
Criminology -- Department of Sociology

Supervisor
Library URL
b3506364
Files In This Item:
Full-text (Intranet only)
Location
1/F Zone C
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