The 'Public Accountability Approach': Suggestions for a Framework to Characterise, Compare, Inform and Evaluate Gambling Regulation
Borrell, Jennifer (2008) The 'Public Accountability Approach': Suggestions for a Framework to Characterise, Compare, Inform and Evaluate Gambling Regulation. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 6 (2). pp. 265-281. ISSN 1557-1874Full text for this resource is not available from the Research Repository.
It is argued that the analytical comparison of gambling regulatory frameworks across jurisdictions requires the identification of salient dimensions to provide the basis for such. It is further suggested that governmental ‘conflict of interest’ might provide a useful dimension for such comparison, as operationalised by concomitant EGM harm and government dependence criteria. The same ‘conflict of interest’ criteria are then suggested as a guide for gambling regulation within single jurisdictions, this being named the ‘Public Accountability Approach.’ These points are discussed within broader reference to lines and webs of harm production within a public health analysis. Broader reference is also made to the proper role of government within contemporary democracy.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ResPubID16525, gambling regulation, EGM, conflict of interest, public health, precautionary principle, accountability|
|Subjects:||Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Economics and Finance
FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
|Date Deposited:||18 Nov 2011 03:59|
|Last Modified:||24 Mar 2013 23:51|
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