The impact of indian gaming on economic development

Karen Gerdes, Maria Napoli, Clinton M. Pattea, Elizabeth Segal

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Abstract

Over the past ten years, gaming on Indian reservations has become a source of tremendous economic development. The impact of gaming has been to dramatically change the social, political and economic state of numerous American Indian communities. This article presents a policy analysis of the impact of Indian gaming nationally and highlights one community, the Fort McDowell Yava-pai Reservation in central Arizona.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-30
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Poverty
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 22 1998

Keywords

  • American indian
  • Casinos
  • Community development
  • Economic development
  • Gaming

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Demography
  • Sociology and Political Science

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