Book review: Sulkunen, P., Babor, T., Cisneros Örnberg, J., Egerer, M., Hellman, M., Livingstone, C., Marionneau, V., Nikkinen, J., Orford, J., Room, R. & Rossow, I. (2019). Setting Limits: Gambling, Sciences and Public Policy.

Oxford University Press. 232 pp. £36.99UK. ISBN: 9780198817321 (paperback).

Authors

  • Sébastien Berret Helsinki University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/cgs119

Keywords:

Gambling, Problem Gambling, Policy-making, Gambling Industry, Harm prevention

Abstract

This article is a book review of Setting Limits: Gambling, Sciences and Public Policy (Sulkunen et al., 2019). This policy-oriented book, authored by an international group of experts, is intended for public health professionals and policymakers, and provides a comprehensive review of research on worldwide gambling trends, addiction and related public health issues.

 

Author Biography

Sébastien Berret, Helsinki University

Sébastien Berret is conducting a PhD in sociology at the University of Helsinki. His thesis investigates how the gambling surplus efficiency depends on gambling suppliers' cost structure and the institutional context, and how it might affect gambling-related harms. His research interest focuses mainly on the political economy of gambling and the prevention of gambling harms. He has been involved in several projects centered on comparisons of gambling policies and gambling providers in Europe.

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Published

2021-09-28

How to Cite

Berret, S. (2021). Book review: Sulkunen, P., Babor, T., Cisneros Örnberg, J., Egerer, M., Hellman, M., Livingstone, C., Marionneau, V., Nikkinen, J., Orford, J., Room, R. & Rossow, I. (2019). Setting Limits: Gambling, Sciences and Public Policy. : Oxford University Press. 232 pp. £36.99UK. ISBN: 9780198817321 (paperback). Critical Gambling Studies, 2(2), 175–176. https://doi.org/10.29173/cgs119