Randy Bobbitt examines the political debates and underlying communications strategies over proposed state lotteries that took place in the Southeastern United States between 1986 and 2005. Based on research from thousands of media articles, goverment documents, and interviews with politicians, religious leaders, and journalists, Lottery Wars brings the history of state lotteries and the persuasive strategies used to debate them up to date.aquot;The lottery proponents talked only about one dollar scratch-off tickets. People ... He also found that lottery opponents who aquot;made a lot of hayaquot; out of the fact that companies standing to benefit from a lottery a convenience store operators and anbsp;...
|Author||:||William Randy Bobbitt|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2007|