How female video gamers experience being part of a male dominated community.

Bear, Louiseanne (2019) How female video gamers experience being part of a male dominated community. Journal of Applied Psychology and Social Science, 5 (1). pp. 31-50.

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Abstract

The video gaming community consists of 1.8 billion gamers, 55% are male and 45% are female, suggesting a male majority in the gaming sector (Statista 2019). The aims of the current study were to; (a) allow women to have their say about their experiences, (b) to improve women’s gaming experiences (c) to improve the way the community perceive female gamers and lastly (d) to fill the gap in research.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Journal of Applied Psychology and Social Science
Publisher: University of Cumbria
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Departments: Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Christian Stretton
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2020 12:48
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2020 04:25
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/5324

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