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Gambling and debt:the hidden impacts on family and work life

Downs, Carolyn and Woolrych, Ryan (2010) Gambling and debt:the hidden impacts on family and work life. Community, Work & Family, 13 (3). pp. 311-328. ISSN 1366-8803

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses the key findings from the first qualitative study focused on understanding the impacts of gambling-related debt on the family and work life of problem gamblers. The paper illustrates how current research priorities marginalise the social impacts of gambling on families and communities and suggests ways in which researchers and practitioners can address the issues and impacts of gambling-related debt on individuals, families and communities.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Community, Work & Family
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Debt ; Gambling ; Poverty ; Family ; Social Impact
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Learning & Leadership
    ID Code: 60206
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 22 Nov 2012 13:38
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2013 15:33
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60206

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