The main goal of this book is to discuss the place and role of video games in contemporary societies and their impact on individual relationships. It analyses how the development of video games is a sign of and a factor in the democratization of modern societies. Judit Vari explores how video games contribute to the moral and political socialization of children and teenagers.
The book is structured into two parts. The first explores the methodological, ethical and epistemological implications of Games Studies, and shows how the development of an independent field of research on video games can be analyzed as a sign of democratization. The second part focuses on youth identity experimentations and how video games can contribute to the democratization of social relations. She discusses play inequalities, but also how video games are reconfiguring family and peer relationships, thereby influencing the movement of democratization of societies.
PLAYFUL TRAJECTORIES AND EXPERIMENTATIONS: VIDEO GAMES IN THE MORAL AND POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Publishers: #Brill (Brill)
Format: #Paperback #eBook
Genres: #EthicsAndMorality #GameStudies #Parenting