Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schüll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691127557
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machines stems from the consumer, the product, or the interplay between the two. --

Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schüll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400834651
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Addiction by Design takes readers into the intriguing world of machine gambling, an increasingly popular and absorbing form of play that blurs the line between human and machine, compulsion and control, risk and reward.

Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schll
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ISBN: 9780691160887
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Originally published in hardcover in 2012. "A stunning portrayal of technology and the inner life. Searing, sobering, compelling: this is important, first-rate, accessible scholarship that should galvanize public conversation.

The Strip

Author: Stefan Al
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203574X
Size: 67.15 MB
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The transformations of the Strip -- from the fake Wild West to neon signs twenty stories high to "starchitecture" -- and how they mirror America itself.

Off Track And Online

Author: Holly Kruse
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034417
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How horse racing's pioneering use of communication and information networks helped shape the modern media, information, and leisure environment.

The Social Structures Of The Economy

Author: Pierre Bourdieu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745681654
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But one has only to examine an economic transaction closely, as Pierre Bourdieu does here for the buying and selling of houses, to see that these abstract assumptions cannot explain what happens in reality.

Being Nuclear

Author: Gabrielle Hecht
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300672
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Does uranium itself count as a nuclear thing? In this book, Gabrielle Hecht lucidly probes the question of what it means for something--a state, an object, an industry, a workplace--to be "nuclear.

The Drug Legalization Debate

Author: James A. Inciardi
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761906902
Size: 75.92 MB
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Retaining the focus and the spirit of the acclaimed First Edition, The Drug Legalization Debate, Second Edition, addresses the major issues involved in the continuing drug legalization debate - including deterrence, treatment, education, ...

High Stakes

Author: Sam Skolnik
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807006300
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From the Hardcover edition.

Cruel Attachments

Author: John Borneman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022623407X
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Examining the experiences of child sex offenders undergoing therapy in Germany—where such treatments are both a legal right and duty—John Borneman, in Cruel Attachments, offers a fine-grained account of rehabilitation for this reviled ...