Video Games and the Militarisation of Society: Towards a Theoretical and Conceptual Framework

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Martino , John;
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33332-3_24
  • Subject: militarisation | video game | [INFO]Computer Science [cs] | [ INFO ] Computer Science [cs] | empire
    acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING | ComputerApplications_COMPUTERSINOTHERSYSTEMS

Part 4: Section 3: ICT for Peace and War; International audience; This paper outlines the relationship between military themed or oriented video and computer games and the process of militarisation. A theoretical and analytical framework which draws on elements of socio... View more
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