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The toxic meritocracy of video games : why gaming culture is the worst / Christopher A. Paul.

Author/Creator:
Paul, Christopher A. author.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (245 pages)
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Subjects:
Video games -- Social aspects.
Merit (Ethics) -- Social aspects.
Video gamers -- Psychology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Introduction : growing up gamer
Leveling up in life : how meritocracy works in society
A toxic culture : studying gaming's jerks
Coding meritocracy: norms of game design and narrative
Judging skill, from World of warcraft to Kim Kardashian : Hollywood
Learning from others
Conclusion : an obligation to do better.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 11, 2018).
Other format:
Print version: Paul, Christopher A. Toxic meritocracy of video games.
ISBN:
9781452956213
1452956219
9781452956206
1452956200
9781517900403
OCLC:
1003641417
Publisher Number:
10.5749/j.ctt2204rbz
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.