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  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (SageArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-06)
    Internet gambling is legal in many jurisdictions around the world, and observers predict that it is simply a matter of time before various North American governments, in Canada and the USA, take steps towards legalizing ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Connolly, Dennis; Wood, Robert T.; Currie, Shawn; Davis, R. Meghan (National Association of Gambling Studies AustraliaSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceMathematics and Computer ScienceSociology, 2004-05)
    The development of effective problem gambling prevention programs is in its infancy. The present paper discusses results of randomized control trials of two programs that have been implemented in Alberta, Canada. The first ...
  • Williams, Robert J.; Wood, Robert T. (Blackwell Publishing LimitedSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociology, 2004-12)
    The legitimacy of government-sponsored gambling and its continued expansion depends in part on the impact that gambling has on society and the extent to which gambling revenue is derived from vulnerable individuals. The ...
  • Ramp, William (Sociology of ReligionArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Reviews the book "Reappraising Durkheim for the Study and Teaching of Religion Today," edited by Thomas A. Idinopulos and Brian C. Wilson.
  • Ramp, William (Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly ReviewArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Reviews the book "Society, Spirituality and the Sacred: A Social Scientific Introduction," by Donald S. Swenson.
  • The Environics Institute for Survey Research (Environics InstituteArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    A second national survey conducted by The Environics Institute focusing on the experience of Muslims in Canada and how other Canadians view them. This 2016 survey updates the original research from 2006 and addresses ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi; McDaniel, Susan A. (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The quest for self-knowledge has been a guiding principle throughout history. Plato acknowledged the duality of self-knowledge as both individual (the Delphic maxim “Know thyself”) and societal. “[I]f a Canadian is to ...
  • Ramp, William (Sociology of Religion: A Quarterly ReviewArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Reviews the book "Whitebread Protestants: Food and Religion in American Culture," by Daniel Sack.
  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J.; Lawton, Paul K. (Centre for Addiction and Mental HealthSchool of Health SciencesArts and ScienceSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-06)
    At a time when land-based gambling opportunities are widely available, why might some people choose or prefer to gamble on the Internet? We investigate this question using qualitative and quantitative data collected from ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Sharara, Nancy (SageArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
    This article examines two action sports—skydiving and snowboarding—as cases of women on men’s turf and explores the construction of gender in the ways women negotiate space in these male-dominated arenas. It investigates ...

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