THE INFLUENCE OF GAMBLING ON CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES IN THE REGION OF GORIŠKA

Nevenka Podgornik, Andrej Kovačič
2013 Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences  
The discussion of social consequences of gambling includes also the influence of gambling on the occurrence of criminal activities. The startpoint of the present article is based on criminological theories which explain causal-consecutive connection between crime and gambling. We performed an examination of relevant studies about the existence of correlation between gambling and crime and a comparison of statistical data about criminality in the region of Goriška with the regions where there is
more » ... ions where there is no gambling or it is present in a minor extent.
doi:10.12959/issn.1855-0541.iiass-2013-no1-art08 fatcat:qjxc2vbhabhddjdhf7ys764frq