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A historical analysis of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 and implications for social work practice
by Notah, Harrelson Yazzie, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2011, 71; 1499284
Abstract (Summary)

This study examined the evolution of Indian gaming in the United States since the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988. The study investigated the historical development of explanatory factors that the American Indian population has experienced since the 1980s to the present. In addition, the study highlighted the diverse social and environmental experiences of the American Indian population in the United States. The study analyzed the impact of Indian gaming through socio-economic indicators as related to income, housing, education, public health, and criminal justice. Implications for social work practice, policy, and research were also discussed.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Campbell, Venetta
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 50/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Native American studies
Publication Number: 1499284
ISBN: 978-1-124-85777-0
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