Understanding Gaming Perceptions and Experiences in a Women's College Community

  title={Understanding Gaming Perceptions and Experiences in a Women's College Community},
  author={Orit Shaer and Lauren Westendorf and Nicholas A. Knouf and Claudia Pederson},
Recent trends in gaming diversification have shown that women are both an increasingly significant pool of consumers and game producers, and regular victims of misogynistic harassment. Such observations stress the importance of investigating the complex relationships of women and gaming. In this paper, we draw upon perspectives from Feminist HCI to extend the current knowledge of issues in gaming that are specific to women. We present results from a mixed-methods study with 327 participants who… CONTINUE READING
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