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Published by Elsevier in Burlington, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gambling -- Research,
  • Gambling -- Social aspects,
  • Gambling -- Law and legislation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Garry Smith, David Hodgins, Robert Williams.
ContributionsSmith, Garry, Dr., Hodgins, David, Ph. D., Williams, Robert, Dr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6713 .R47 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17890495M
ISBN 109780123708564
LC Control Number2007013842

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