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Declining opposition to betting on racing

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Betting was an intensely social activity, which avoided direct competition within families or communities by focusing interest on indirect competition between horses and jockeys. Betting aroused ... More


Corrupt Exchange: A Victimless Crime?

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter suggests that political and administrative corruption may gain criminological relevance if the focus of research is shifted towards the study of the social damage caused by this ... More


The Limitations of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Cecily Rose

in International Anti-Corruption Norms: Their Creation and Influence on Domestic Legal Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198737216
eISBN:
9780191800726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737216.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses the 2003 United Nations Convention against Corruption, which is the most comprehensive and universal of the anti-corruption instruments. Despite its binding status as a ... More


Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Carlo Carraro and Gilbert E. Metcalf (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are ... More


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