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Gambling alone? A study of solitary and social gambling in America.

@article{Bernhard2007GamblingAA,
  title={Gambling alone? A study of solitary and social gambling in America.},
  author={Bo Bernhard and D. Dickens and Paul D. Shapiro},
  journal={UNLV gaming research & review journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={1-13}
}
  • Bo Bernhard, D. Dickens, Paul D. Shapiro
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • UNLV gaming research & review journal
  • Bo J. Bernhard* David R. Dickens Paul D. Shapiro In his acclaimed 2000 book Bowling Alone. Robert Putnam documents a disturbing social trend of the broadest kind. Putnam cites a wide variety of data that indicate that over the past fifty years, Americans have become increasingly socially disengaged. In developing this theme, Putnam specifically cites the increase in casino gambling (and especially machine gambling) as evidence in support of his argument. Building on the empirical and… CONTINUE READING
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