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Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392293-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9229-3
... Koh used his bicycle without permission to run a small errand for the boss, Koh had Þnally had enough. He quit, returned to the rooming house, and began a search for a new job. the proletarian gamble  Another month passed without Þnding work...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392293
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9229-3
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382850-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8285-0
... II DRINK AND GAMBLING SONGS 20 THE DRUNKARD'S HELL B 'Dark and Stormy Night.' Sung by Mrs. Nora Hicks. Recorded at...
Published: 13 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399315-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9931-5
... ∂ gambling on change Emma For most of her life, when Gessi wanted a law to change, she took over a highway or camped outside the governor’s office door. In 2001, her approach changed: she left the statewide women’s...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392477-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9247-7
... part two f Negotiating Subjects ∂ f Hedging Bets Speculation, Gambling, and Market Ethics, 1890–1930 A highly . . . pernicious feature of our present system of...
Published: 28 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395874-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
... TWO NATASHA DOW SCHÜLL BALANCING ACTS Gambling-Machine Addiction and the Double Bind of Therapeutics Terry’s Machines Terry, a small woman in her early sixties with short gray hair and deep-set blue eyes, lives in a ground floor studio unit of...
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By Amy Chazkel
Published: 07 June 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
.... Articles in Brazilian Penal Code (1890) that pertain to gambling 88 5. Professions of persons detained for jogo do bicho and other gambling offenses, 1896–1929 128 6. Workers in commerce arrested for offenses related to gambling, 1896–1929: by age 129 7. Workers in commerce arrested for offenses...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
... An account of three days and nights of generally low-stakes gambling at craps, blackjack, and roulette in a variety of venues in and around Las Vegas, both alone and accompanied by a friend trained as a dealer, with stories and details about card counting and cheating, player superstitions, and...
Published: 01 January 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8851-7
...ACKNOWLEDGMENTS For many kinds of assistance and encouragement, for which I am deeply grateful, I would like to thank the following: Ian Baldwin, Ed Barber, Ivy Bell, Adam Bellow, Steve Cohn,Warren Egerter, Clive Gamble, Chellis Glen- dinning, John Horgan, Sally McBrearty, Andrew McLaughlin...
Published: 07 June 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
... Getúlio Vargas into power folhetim: chapbook; popular, inexpensively produced pamphlet fortaleza: literally a ‘‘fort centralized, fortified, clandestine locale where jogo do bicho businesses are administered and where the day’s cash intake is counted jogatina: gambling jogo: game; gambling padrinho...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9247-7
... part two f Negotiating Subjects ∂ f Hedging Bets Speculation, Gambling, and Market Ethics, 1890–1930 A highly . . . pernicious feature of our present system of...
Published: 07 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394020-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
... most ugly stain of gambling and vice, thus acting in the name of the public good, popular education, and the progress and re- nown of your Nation.—Letter from a police official to the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, 1903 No one knows for certain how the illicit lottery called the jogo do bicho began in...
Book: B Jenkins
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392675-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9267-5
..., revive and drink some, gamble and huff. julian boyd 32 ...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391661-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9166-1
... at the heart of the Cárdenas crusade. Among other things, Mexicans had to be weaned from drunkenness and gambling (prostitution was largely ignored) and en- demic corruption curbed throughout society. Such admonitions had been heralded in past moralization campaigns but more for political effect...
Published: 07 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394020-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
..., disorderliness, and gambling surged. Practices that had been illegal but tolerated as well as those that had previously been permitted fell under new criminal prohibitions. Their historical significance lies, first, in the simple fact that laws against misdemeanor offenses touched many more lives than those...
Published: 07 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394020-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9402-0
... chance. Jogo do bicho players in Rio’s public spaces constituted a people out of doors in another, related sense: the jogo do bicho money trail, such as it is, leads to the intersection of the submundo of gambling and the above- ground culture industry. Amusement parks, live entertainment venues...
Published: 28 March 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9587-4
..., Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technol- ogy. She is the author of Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas (2012), which explores the feedback between the technological configuration of gambling activities and the experience of addiction. 328 CONTRIBUTORS ...
Published: 30 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386773-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8677-3
... the hop camps are rare. But innumerable accounts exist of pickers importing elements of potlatches to the fields. Gambling, horse racing, canoe racing, and trading were all typically present at potlatch gatherings and hop harvests alike. Although the ethnographic record on potlatches focuses on...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396697-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9669-7
... patterns will exist in the ways that people use information in evaluating candidates. Attitudes toward risk and the formation of expectations are both most clearly understood in terms of gambling. Suppose that an individual is offered a choice between $1 as a sure thing and a gamble that offers...