Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schüll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691127557
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machines stems from the consumer, the product, or the interplay between the two. --

Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schüll
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400834651
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Addiction by Design takes readers into the intriguing world of machine gambling, an increasingly popular and absorbing form of play that blurs the line between human and machine, compulsion and control, risk and reward.

Addiction By Design

Author: Natasha Dow Schll
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ISBN: 9780691160887
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Originally published in hardcover in 2012. "A stunning portrayal of technology and the inner life. Searing, sobering, compelling: this is important, first-rate, accessible scholarship that should galvanize public conversation.

The Strip

Author: Stefan Al
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026203574X
Size: 64.82 MB
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The transformations of the Strip -- from the fake Wild West to neon signs twenty stories high to "starchitecture" -- and how they mirror America itself.

Off Track And Online

Author: Holly Kruse
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233240X
Size: 42.23 MB
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In this book, Holly Kruse explores how horse racing has used media over the last several decades, arguing that examining the history and context of horse racing and gambling gives us a clearer understanding of the development of data ...

Being Nuclear

Author: Gabrielle Hecht
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262300672
Size: 18.49 MB
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Does uranium itself count as a nuclear thing? In this book, Gabrielle Hecht lucidly probes the question of what it means for something--a state, an object, an industry, a workplace--to be "nuclear.

The Social Structures Of The Economy

Author: Pierre Bourdieu
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745625398
Size: 40.47 MB
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The late Pierre Bourdieu's study challenges the assumptions of orthodox economic theory by showing how the market is effectively constructed by the state.

The Drug Legalization Debate

Author: James A. Inciardi
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761906902
Size: 71.53 MB
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Retaining the focus and the spirit of the acclaimed First Edition, The Drug Legalization Debate, Second Edition, addresses the major issues involved in the continuing drug legalization debate - including deterrence, treatment, education, ...

High Stakes

Author: Sam Skolnik
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807006300
Size: 13.53 MB
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From the Hardcover edition.

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
Size: 16.25 MB
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Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.