19 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Date Written: May 5, 2014
This is an unedited draft version of a paper that appeared in final form in Erich Goode, ed, The Handbook of Deviance, Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2015. The paper surveys the range of regulatory controls that are arrayed against vices such as excessive drug use and gambling, presents a guide to desirable vice policy, and applies that guide to the regulation of casinos. The conclusion offers a look at how the rise of the Internet has influenced vice and its regulation.
Keywords: vice, regulation, gambling, addiction, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, deviance
JEL Classification: K42, L50, L83
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