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Author Maloney, Marcus, 1977-
Title Gender, masculinity and video gaming : analysing Reddit's r/gaming community / Marcus Maloney, Steven Roberts, Timothy Graham.
Imprint Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]

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Author Maloney, Marcus, 1977-
Subject Video games -- Social aspects.
Sex role.
Alt Name Roberts, Steven, 1978-
Graham, Timothy,
Description 1 online resource (109 pages)
Contents Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; Idle Hands, (Folk) Devil's Playthings; Why Reddit?; Methodology; Data Collection and Text Processing; Methods of Analysis; Discussion of Methodology; Ready Player One; References; Chapter 2: Hegemonic, Inclusive and Geek Masculinities; Hegemonic Masculinity; Geek Masculinity As Hegemonic Masculinity?; Adding to Connell's Tools; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Computational Survey; Voting and Sentiment Analysis; Topic Model Analysis of 'Masculine Gendered' /r/Gaming Comments
Topic Model Analysis of 'Feminine Gendered' /r/Gaming CommentsReferences; Chapter 4: Masculine Discourses in r/gaming; 'I'm Very Glad You Enjoyed This Game but I Actually Hate It'; 'I'm So Confused Why I'm Failing. I WAS Following the Damn Train'; Competition and Cohesion; References; Chapter 5: Feminine Discourses in r/gaming; 'Half Naked Women Make Literally Every Single Thing Better'; 'Spare Me the Bullshit ... '; 'If You Weren't Female They'd Harass You for Something Else'; ' ... Not Even If You Were TheLastDudeguy on Earth'; Battlegrounds and Contestations; References; Chapter 6: Conclusion
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed December 3, 2019).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9783030282622 (electronic bk.)
3030282627 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1129191004
Additional Format Print version: Maloney, Marcus. Gender, Masculinity and Video Gaming : Analysing Reddit's R/gaming Community. Cham : Springer International Publishing AG, 2020 9783030282615.

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