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Title Playing to win : sports, video games, and the culture of play / edited by Robert Alan Brookey and Thomas P. Oates.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  794.8 P699 2015    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 251 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Digital game studies
Digital game studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Gender play : The name of the game is jocktronics: sport and masculinity in early video games / Michael Z. Newman -- Madden men: masculinity, race, and the marketing of a video game franchise / Thomas P. Oates -- Neoliberal masculinity: the government of play and masculinity in e-sports / Gerald Voorhees -- The social and gender in fantasy sports leagues / Luke Howie and Perri Campbell -- Domesticating sports: the Wii, the Mii, and Nintendo's postfeminist subject / Renee M. Powers and Robert Alan Brookey -- Part 2. The uses of simulation : Avastars: the encoding of fame within sport digital games / Steven Conway -- Keeping it real: sports video game advertising and the fan-consumer / Cory Hillman and Michael L. Butterworth -- Exploiting nationalism and banal cosmopolitanism: EA's FIFA World Cup 2010 / Andrew Baerg -- Ideology, it's in the game: selective simulation in EA Sports' NCAA Football / Meredith M. Bagley and Ian Summers -- Yes Wii can or can Wii?: theorizing the possibilities of video games as health disparity intervention / David J. Leonard, Sarah Ullrich-French, and Thomas G. Power.
Subject Video games -- Social aspects.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Sports -- Marketing.
Sports -- Marketing. (OCoLC)fst01130476
Sports -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01130525
Video games -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01166440
Added Author Brookey, Robert Alan, 1959-
Oates, Thomas Patrick.
ISBN 9780253015020 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253015022 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253014993 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253014999 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253015051 (ebook)

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