From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games

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TítolFrom Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games
Tipus de publicacióText
Formatllibre
AutoriaCassell, Justine, and Jenkins Henry
URLhttp://www-mitpress.mit.edu/
Any de publicació1998
EditorialMIT Press
ISBN Number0262032589
Suportfísic
Llenguatgeenglish
Tipus de llicènciacopyright
Sinopsi

From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games takes a critical and passionate approach to an often overlooked aspect of digital technology -- women and the gaming industry. The growing fear that women (girls in particular) are falling through the cracks of computer literacy has prompted a number of feminists, academics, and programming professionals to question the role gender plays in computer games and to search out inventive ways to promote the assimilation of women into this predominantly male industry. As we become increasingly dependent upon the computer, women are finding their way back into the digital world, and the market is beginning to notice.