The Political Economy of Canada's Video and Computer Game Industry

@inproceedings{DyerWitheford2005ThePE,
  title={The Political Economy of Canada's Video and Computer Game Industry},
  author={Nick Dyer-Witheford and Zena Sharman},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract: Video and computer games are a burgeoning new media industry with global revenues rivaling those of film and music. This article, reporting on a three-year SSHRC-funded research project, analyzes the political economy of Canadian involvement in the interactive game business. After an overview of companies, ownership, markets and regional distribution, it discusses the developmental dynamics and contradictions of the Canadian industry in terms of capital, state, and labour. It… CONTINUE READING

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