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Neoliberalism as Colonial Embrace: Evaluating Alberta's Regulation of First Nations Gaming, 1993-2010

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  • Belanger Yale D.

    (University of Lethbridge)

  • Williams Robert J.

    (University of Lethbridge)

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Buoyed by the success of two large-scale bingos in 1993 Albertas First Nations initiated plans to construct reserve casinos to mitigate economic hardships. That year Alberta commenced with neoliberal reforms to slash the provincial budget. This paper explores how Alberta's acquisition of regulatory authority over First Nation's gaming led to the creation of a bureaucracy responsible for oversight of reserve gaming, the costs of which were borne by reserve casino revenues thereby resulting in no additional taxation of non-Native Albertans.

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  • Belanger Yale D. & Williams Robert J., 2011. "Neoliberalism as Colonial Embrace: Evaluating Alberta's Regulation of First Nations Gaming, 1993-2010," Business and Politics, De Gruyter, vol. 13(4), pages 1-36, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:buspol:v:13:y:2011:i:4:n:4
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    1. Karen D. Hughes & Graham S. Lowe & Allison L. McKinnon, 1996. "Public Attitudes Toward Budget Cuts in Alberta: Biting the Bullet or Feeling the Pain?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 22(3), pages 268-284, September.
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