Responsible gambling and the spectacle of the 'problem gambler'

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The 'problem gambler' is a feature of discussion about gambling harm. This article discusses the importance of this concept in the construction of a normalising industry discourse of gambling, and the need to move beyond it in the interests of harm reduction and prevention.

Period26 Apr 2013

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  • TitleResponsible gambling and the spectacle of the 'problem gambler'
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date26/04/13
    DescriptionThe 'problem gambler' is a feature of discussion about gambling harm. This article discusses the importance of this concept in the construction of a normalising industry discourse of gambling, and the need to move beyond it in the interests of harm reduction and prevention.
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/responsible-gambling-and-the-spectacle-of-the-problem-gambler-13579
    PersonsCharles Livingstone