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By Larissa Hjorth,Dean Chan

ISBN-10: 0415996279

ISBN-13: 9780415996273

This assortment explores the connection among electronic gaming and its cultural context by way of targeting the burgeoning Asia-Pacific area. Encompassing key destinations for international gaming construction and intake reminiscent of Japan, China, and South Korea, in addition to more and more major websites together with Australia and Singapore, the area presents a wealth of divergent examples of the function of gaming as a socio-cultural phenomenon. Drawing from micro ethnographic experiences of particular video games and gaming locales to macro political financial system analyses of techno-nationalisms and trans-cultural flows, this assortment offers an interdisciplinary version for considering throughout the politics of gaming construction, illustration, and intake within the region.

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