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Experiencing Games: A study in how children experience games and how this is related to gender
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Game Design.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis examines how young children experience games and how that question is relatedto gender. The examination of this question is conducted through interviews with a group of24 Swedish fifth-grade pupils. The paper also draws from theories and concepts found inestablished literature on gender and games. The results of this thesis informs the theory ofviolence as a masculine preference as well as the separation of gender identities from biologicalsexes.

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2014. , 26 p.
Keyword [en]
Games Gender Identity
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Gender Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-228831OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-228831DiVA: diva2:735075
Available from: 2014-10-10 Created: 2014-07-22 Last updated: 2014-10-10Bibliographically approved

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