The Resource Gaming representation : race, gender, and sexuality in video games, (ebook)

Gaming representation : race, gender, and sexuality in video games, (ebook)

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Gaming representation : race, gender, and sexuality in video games
Title
Gaming representation
Title remainder
race, gender, and sexuality in video games
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recent years have seen an increase in public attention to identity and representation in video games, including journalists and bloggers holding the digital game industry accountable for the discrimination routinely endured by female gamers, queer gamers, and gamers of color. Video game developers are responding to these critiques, but scholarly discussion of representation in games has lagged far behind. Gaming Representation examines portrayals of race, gender, and sexuality in a range of games, from casuals like Diner Dash, to indies like Journey and The Binding of Isaac, to mainstream games from the Grand Theft Auto, BioShock, Spec Ops, The Last of Us, and Max Payne franchises. Arguing that representation and identity function as systems in games that share a stronger connection to code and platforms than it may first appear, the contributors to this volume push gaming scholarship to new levels of inquiry, theorizing, and imagination
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
306.4/87
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1983-
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  • Malkowski, Jennifer
  • Russworm, TreaAndrea M.
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Digital Game Studies
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  • Video games
  • Race in mass media
  • Sex in mass media
Target audience
adult
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Gaming representation : race, gender, and sexuality in video games, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253026606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945900
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945900
System control number
MWT11945900
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gaming representation : race, gender, and sexuality in video games, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253026606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945900
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945900
System control number
MWT11945900
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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