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Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability Malgorzata A. Carran

Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability By Malgorzata A. Carran

Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability by Malgorzata A. Carran


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Since the UK Gambling Act of 2005 was introduced, gambling has stopped being seen, politically and legally as an inherent vice and is now viewed as a legitimate form of entertainment.

Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability Summary

Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability by Malgorzata A. Carran

Since the UK Gambling Act of 2005 was introduced, gambling has stopped being seen, politically and legally as an inherent vice and is now viewed as a legitimate form of entertainment.

Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability explores the laws around gambling that aim to protect society and individuals, examining the differences between regulatory rhetoric and the impact of legislative and regulatory measures. Malgorzata Carran finds that although the Gambling Act introduced many positive changes to gambling regulation, it has created an environment in which protection of vulnerable individuals becomes difficult. Carran challenges the existing legislative premise that regulation alone is able to balance the effect of liberalisation for those who are vulnerable.

Uniquely, this book?s findings are underpinned by empirical data from focus groups carried out with children and young people in secondary schools. The young people interviewed have experienced the transition from a contained, to liberalised gambling industry and unless there is a reversal in policy, no comparable empirical data is ever likely to be collected.

This title will appeal to academics exploring regulation, sociology, and law and society. Similarly, regulators and those working with the gambling industry will find this an insightful and illuminating text.

About Malgorzata A. Carran

Malgorzata Anna Carran, City Law School, City, University of London, UK

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 1. The concept of vulnerability and gambling-related harm 2. Regulatory responses 3. Gambling meaning and categorisations: Are English definitions sufficiently inclusive for the protection of minors? 4. Prevention of underage gambling 5. Minors and gambling advertising 6. Minors and social gaming Epilogue Index

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NPB9781785364693
9781785364693
1785364693
Gambling Regulation and Vulnerability by Malgorzata A. Carran
New
Hardback
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
2018-03-30
352
N/A
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