"No Girls on the Internet": The Experience of Female Gamers in the Masculine Space of Violent Gaming

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Carina Assunção;
(2016)
  • Publisher: University of Glasgow
  • Journal: Press Start (issn: 2055-8198)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: female gamers | gender | games studies | violent video games | toxic behaviour | Computer software | QA76.75-76.765

The experience of female gamers in the masculine space of violent videogame playing was explored. Hypotheses concerned identity management strategies used online as well as offline. The study adopts a mixed methods approach. 291 women aged 18-48 were recruited via adver... View more
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