gambling and the american moral landscape
|Thursday, October 25, 2007||view schedule in pdf|
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1:00 - 3:30 PM THE NEW POLITICS & POLICY OF GAMBLING
Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., Boston College
"Ends and Means in State Lotteries: The Importance of a Good Cause"
Charles T. Clotfelter and Philip J. Cook, Duke University
"The Politics of Sovereignty and the Federal Role in Gambling"
Michael Nelson, Rhodes College
"The Morality of Indian Gaming: Negotiating a Different Terrain"
Kathryn R.L. Rand and Steven A. Light, University of North Dakota
R. Shep Melnick, Boston College
3:45 - 6:15 PM INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR, SOCIAL IMPACT
Joseph Quinn, Boston College
"Behavioral Measures of Risk-Taking"
Rachel T.A. Croson, University of Texas, Dallas
James Sundali and Matthew Fox, University of Nevada, Reno
"Gambling with the Family"
John P. Hoffmann, Brigham Young University
"A Neuropsychiatric Perspective on Gambling and Morality"
Marc Potenza, Yale University
John Dombrink, University of California, Irvine
9:00 - 11:30 AM THEOLOGY, GAMBLING AND RISK
Judith Wilt, Boston College
"The Memory of Sin"
William Galston, Brookings Institution
"Grace and Gambling"
Kathryn Tanner, University of Chicago
"The Puzzling History of the Criminal Law of Gambling"
David A. Skeel, Jr., University of Pennsylvania
William Stuntz, Harvard University
Dwayne E. Carpenter, Boston College
1:00 - 3:30 PM GAMBLING IN AMERICAN CULTURE
David Quigley, Boston College
"The Tale of Two 'Sins:' Regulation of Gambling and Tobacco"
Richard McGowan, S.J., Boston College
"Beyond Pathology: The Cultural Meanings of Gambling"
T. J. Jackson Lears, Rutgers University
"The Culture War Issue that Never Was: Why the Right and Left Have Overlooked Gambling"
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Steven A. Light, University of North Dakota