Combatting Discrimination Against Women in the Gamer Community

Combatting Discrimination Against Women in the Gamer Community

Book - 2016
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Discrimination in the gamer community is rampant, as evidenced by the recent GamerGate controversy. Though females make up 45 percent of all gamers, nearly 90 percent of all game designers are male. This has resulted in troubling portrayals of women in the games, which can leave lasting impressions on young people playing them. Even more serious is the abuse women face in gamer communities and as professionals in the industry. This timely resource will help teens make sense of the issues facing them when they participate in video game culture.
Publisher: New York :, Rosen Publishing,, 2016
ISBN: 9781508171188
1508171181
Branch Call Number: TEEN 305.42 GIT 2016
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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