Internet Gambling Offshore: Caribbean Struggles over Casino Capitalism

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byAndrew F. Cooper

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In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Cooper locates the WTO-focused struggle between the United States and the very small island state of Antigua on Internet gambling in the wider International Political Economy. He draws connections between gambling and offshore and/or enclave cultures and points out the stigmatization of "Casino Capitalism."

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In the aftermath of the financial crisis, Cooper locates the WTO-focused struggle between the United States and the very small island state of Antigua on Internet gambling in the wider International Political Economy. He draws connections between gambling and offshore and/or enclave cultures and points out the stigmatization of "Casino...

ANDREW F. COOPER is a Distinguished Fellow at the Center for International Governance Innovation, Canada, and Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is the co-editor of Rising States, Rising Institutions: Challenges for Global Governance, Which Way Latin America: Hemispheric Politics Meets Globalizati...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.13 × 5.67 × 0.83 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023029345X

ISBN - 13:9780230293458

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Table of Contents

Introduction—Reconfiguring Casino Capitalism
Virtual Vice or Innovative Virtue?
The US Takes a Hard Line: Stigmatizing the Internet Gambling Industry
Antigua Responds: The Commercialization of Diplomacy
Taking the Struggle (through the WTO) to the US
The Global Reach of the ‘Big Chill’ on Internet Gambling
The Big Implications of a Small but Straddling Case