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Beyond disclosure: gambling research, political economy, and incremental reform

Young, Martin; Markham, Francis

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Gambling research is beset with vested interests, be they those of the state or the gambling industry. The effect of these on the quality and focus of research has been largely ignored. Full and transparent disclosure policies are a useful first step in identifying possible sources of conflict. Progress in public health tends to be achieved in small, incremental steps, as the experience in tobacco and alcohol research makes plain. The rest of the journey will involve the achievement of the...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorYoung, Martin
dc.contributor.authorMarkham, Francis
dc.coverage.spatialAustralia
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:24:56Z
dc.identifier.issn1445-9795
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/67418
dc.description.abstractGambling research is beset with vested interests, be they those of the state or the gambling industry. The effect of these on the quality and focus of research has been largely ignored. Full and transparent disclosure policies are a useful first step in identifying possible sources of conflict. Progress in public health tends to be achieved in small, incremental steps, as the experience in tobacco and alcohol research makes plain. The rest of the journey will involve the achievement of the level of independence in gambling research that has been modelled by the alcohol and tobacco research assemblages.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
dc.sourceInternational Gambling Studies (Routledge)
dc.titleBeyond disclosure: gambling research, political economy, and incremental reform
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume15
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor160508 - Health Policy
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4279067xPUB1452
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationYoung, Martin, Southern Cross University
local.contributor.affiliationMarkham, Francis, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage6
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage9
local.identifier.doi10.1080/14459795.2014.995201
local.identifier.absseo920414 - Substance Abuse
dc.date.updated2015-12-10T10:51:31Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84928755572
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