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The Toxic Meritocracy of Video Games: Why Gaming Culture Is the Worst

Christopher A. Paul
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9781517900403, 1517900409, 9781517900410, 1517900417
Contents
  • Introduction: Growing up gamer
  • Leveling up in life: how meritocracy works in society
  • A toxic culture: studying gaming's jerks
  • Coding meritocracy: norms of game design and narrative
  • Judging skill: from World of Warcraft to Kim Kardashian: Hollywood
  • Learning from others
  • Conclusion: An obligation to do better.
Description
245 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-225), gameography (pages 227-233) and index.
Technical Details
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