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Sports betting has become a truly global phenomenon, facilitated by new communication technologies. As a result, the development of deviances, from match-fixing to money laundering, has accelerated. This new reality has numerous implications, for both the regulation of this billion-dollar industry and the very integrity of sport, sport financing and betting operations.
Written by an international team of academic researchers and industry professionals, International Sports Betting explores the central concepts of integrity and deviance, governance and policy, as well as perennial issues linked to the gambling sector, such as regulatory responsibilities and the fight against gambling addiction. Unlike other treatments of the gambling industry, the book offers a multi-disciplinary sociological and managerial critique that goes beyond a traditional focus on law and regulation.
This is fascinating reading for any student, researcher or practitioner working in the areas of sport business, international business, international regulation, policy studies or gambling studies.
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Jean-Patrick Villeneuve is assistant professor at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) and academic coordinator at the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT). He directs the International Public Governance unit. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from IDHEAP (Switzerland), a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University (UK), a Master of Arts from Concordia University (Canada) and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University (Canada). His research interest include transparency, gambling regulation and citizen-administration relationships. Martial Pasquier is Professor of Public Management and leads the Public Marketing Chair at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), Switzerland. He also teaches in other academic institutions and directs the Swiss Public Administration Network (SPAN). Professor Pasquier is vice-president of the Swiss Competition Commission and sits on numerous Boards and Foundation Councils
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