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At Odds : Examining the Impact of On-Line Gambling on Youth Wellbeing

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The purpose of this research has been to examine youth consumption of high-speed Internet technology and on-line gambling and the impact on well-being. With the advent of increased speed and capability of Internet provision, interest in youth anxiety and stress resulting from gambling on-line has been evident in media reports. Issues including addiction, depression financial loss, pleasure seeking, excessive hours on-line and gambling, all impacting school, work and relationships have been proposed as the negative impacts of on-line gambling. This research addresses these and their impact on youth and society by conducting empirical research to ascertain the relationship of these to well-being. The monograph presents the theories themes and results related to the research.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 150.11 x 219.96 x 9.65mm | 299.37g
  • LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 3844328599
  • 9783844328592
  • 2,599,619

About Margee Hume

Margee Hume is an Associate Professor at University of Southern Queensland, Marketing Department in Queensland. Her academic interests include services operations and management, social and nonprofit marketing and emerging technology and web marketing. She has over 40 scholarly publicationsshow more