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Momper, Sandra L. – Social Work, 2010
Since the 1988 passage of the Indian Gaming and Regulatory Act (IGRA), American Indian tribal communities have rapidly opened up casinos. American Indian participation in recreational gambling has increased, resulting in an increase in problem and pathological gambling. However, increased revenues from gaming have significantly benefited tribes.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Court Litigation, Social Work, Federal Legislation
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Ackerman, William V.; Bunch, Rick L. – American Indian Quarterly, 2012
Previous research on Indian gaming in South Dakota discovered very restrictive and unfavorable tribal-state compacts that appear to border on economic racism. This article expands this previous research by exploring the influence of tribal-state Indian gaming compacts for the Indian casinos located in the contiguous United States. The purpose is…
Descriptors: Tribal Sovereignty, American Indian Reservations, Industry, Games
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Aas, Anne – Knowledge Quest, 2007
This article features Reno located in Nevada. Beyond the glamour and glitz of the casinos, Reno has much to offer visiting tourists. It claims to be "The Biggest Little City in the World," an apt name because, while Reno has the amenities of a larger city, it also offers the friendliness and convenience of a small town. Reno offers…
Descriptors: Tourism, Community Characteristics, Travel, Museums
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Giroux, Henry A. – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
This article argues that under neoliberal casino capitalism there has been a wholesale attack not only on the social state but also on those public spheres that enable the formative cultures necessary to produce critical agents, engaged subjects, and the literacies necessary to make power and authority accountable. In this instance, the struggle…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, World Views, Power Structure, Public Sector
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Bailey, E. Ann; Burroughs, Susie W.; Dabit, Jean S.; Hambrick, Rosalind S.; Theriot, Patricia B. – College Student Affairs Journal, 1997
Investigates the lure and potential impact of casino gambling on college students in Mississippi. Findings suggest that casino gambling may significantly impact college students in regard to financial management, alcohol consumption, academic progress, and behavioral changes. (MKA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Drinking, Higher Education
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Coates, Karen – Tribal College, 1993
Discusses the effects of the recent proliferation of casinos on Native American reservations. Suggests that supporters feel that the economic prosperity and availability of jobs associated with the casinos are crucial for providing for the needs of the reservation's residents, whereas opponents fear an increase in serious gambling addictions. (MAB)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Community Change, Community Leaders
Johnson, Taylor E.; Dixon, Mark R. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2009
Two pathological gamblers could choose between emitting or having the dealer emit the response options when playing each of three casino games. A response-cost procedure was introduced in a multiple baseline design across games in which the participant had to pay to perform the responses himself, which was somewhat effective at reducing many of…
Descriptors: Games, Probability, Debt (Financial), Addictive Behavior
Weatherly, Jeffrey N.; Thompson, Bradley J.; Hodny, Marisa; Meier, Ellen – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2009
In a simulated casino environment, 6 nonpathological women played concurrently available commercial slot machines programmed to pay out at different rates. Participants did not always demonstrate preferences for the higher paying machine. The data suggest that factors other than programmed or obtained rate of reinforcement may control gambling…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Females, Games, Probability
Wood, Perry N., III – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Policymakers in small and midsize communities (populations under 200,000) throughout the Rust Belt are searching for ways to reinvent their region to be competitive in the global, knowledge-based economy. Universities can play an increasingly important role in a region's economic development approach if they can effectively engage with their…
Descriptors: Activism, Geographic Regions, Competition, College Role
Oguntoyinbo, Lekan – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
As a student at Whittier College, Robert Jacobo relished learning more about Native American culture through courses in history and anthropology. But it was a business management course that helped him make up his mind about what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. "The professor was also doing some consulting for an Indian tribe," says…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Administration Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Career Development
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Giroux, Henry – Open Review of Educational Research, 2014
Militarization and a military definition of life and culture have become normalized in the United States. This article explores the ways in which a military metaphysics has become the new normal for a nation not only at war abroad but also at home, especially with regards to the ongoing assaults waged by the state against youth, immigrants, and…
Descriptors: War, Social Change, Culture Conflict, Violence
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Anthes, Bill – American Indian Quarterly, 2008
Since the passage in 1988 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, which recognized the authority of Native American tribal groups to operate gaming facilities free from state and federal oversight and taxation, gambling has emerged as a major industry in Indian Country. Casinos offer poverty-stricken reservation communities confined to meager slices…
Descriptors: Tribal Sovereignty, American Indians, Political Power, Tribes
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Bailey, E. Ann; Dickens, Cynthia S. – NASPA Journal, 1997
Reports on a qualitative study examining chief student affairs officers' (CSAOs) (N=30) perceptions of the impact of legalized casino gambling on student life, service delivery, and student affairs. Results indicate that CSAOs detected few changes in student behavior. Campuses close to casinos reported more dropouts and increases in student debt.…
Descriptors: Administration, Attitudes, College Administration, College Students
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Dunabeitia, Jon Andoni; Carreiras, Manuel – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2011
The relative position priming effect is a type of subset priming in which target word recognition is facilitated as a consequence of priming the word with some of its letters, maintaining their relative position (e.g., "csn" as a prime for "casino"). Five experiments were conducted to test whether vowel-only and consonant-only…
Descriptors: Priming, Cues, Vowels, Phonology
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Seifried, Chad; Krenzelok, Ann; Turner, Brian A.; Brett, Martin – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2009
This project examined the level of gambling exhibited by a convenience sample of 155 college students at a large Midwestern university and compared it to previously completed work. The researchers found most college student gamblers engaged in the most popular form of gambling like casino games, card games, and betting pools for money. Gambling on…
Descriptors: College Students, Literature Reviews, Addictive Behavior, Incidence
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