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Author Mason, W. Dale (Walter Dale), 1951-

Title Indian gaming : tribal sovereignty and American politics / by W. Dale Mason.

Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.172 M381i 2000    ---  Available
Description xxi, 330 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Oklahoma, 1996).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-321) and index.
Contents Indian policy and conflict in the American political system -- Indian gaming: the law, the interests, and the scope of conflict -- New Mexico: gaming and hardball politics -- "We'll remember in November" -- A clash of sovereigns, a clash of history.
Summary Examines the conflicts over American Indian tribes' gambling operations, focusing on tribes in New Mexico and Oklahoma. Also places recent events in other states - notably California and Minnesota - within the perspective of historic Indian policy, states' rights arguments, and federalism.
Subject Indians of North America -- Gambling -- New Mexico.
Indians of North America -- Gambling -- Oklahoma.
Indian business enterprises -- New Mexico.
Indian business enterprises -- Oklahoma.
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Politics and government.
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0806132132 (alk. paper)
9780806132136 (alk. paper)

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