Children, Gender, Video Games: Towards a Relational Approach to Multimedia by V. Walkerdine

Children, Gender, Video Games: Towards a Relational Approach to Multimedia

byV. Walkerdine

Paperback | February 15, 2007

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Placing gender at the center of the debate about young children and multimedia, particularly video games, this, now available in paperback, book develops a relational approach to game play using. The book explores issues of violence and parental regulation and argues that economic relations are central to the micro-relations of playing.

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VALERIE WALKERDINE is Professor of Psychology in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK. Her previous publications include Growing up Girl (with Helen Lucey and June Melody), Mass Hysteria: Critical Psychology and Media Studies (with Lisa Blackman), Daddy's Girl: Young Girls and Popular Culture and The Practice of Reaso...
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Title:Children, Gender, Video Games: Towards a Relational Approach to MultimediaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:February 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230584713

ISBN - 13:9780230584716

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Video Game Research
Video Games and Childhood Masculinity
'Remember Not To Die' Girls Playing Video Games
Rethinking Violence
Regulating Game Play: Clingy, Sooky Mummy's Boys and Other Personas
Video Games in a Global Market
Becoming a Player
Playing the Game
Conclusion
References
Index