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Game Boys for Play Girls!Volume 1 Games, Girls, Japan - a Cultural Exploration ofGender and Video Games as a Tool for Youth Culturesand Creative Careers in the West and in Japan

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ISBN-10: 3838104617

ISBN-13: 9783838104614

Edition: 2009

Authors: Barbara Lippe

List price: $164.00
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The impact of the video game on girlhoods and both Western and Japanese pop culture is scrutinised in this comprehensive exploration of gender and games. This analysis provides an in-depth insight into the presumed differences between girls' and boys' interests, the obstacles that continue to constrain girls' leisure and the video game's role in our popular culture. Gaming is a catalyst for creative energies, encompassing all manner of DIY expressions. Player-created content has always been an important element of gaming. But now, heralded by marketing campaigns, video games are striving to become the new "mainstream" entertainment - including female gamers! For girls, this could serve as a…    
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List price: $164.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: S�dwestdeutscher Verlag f�r Hochschulschriften AG & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452