Gotanda, Neil
November 2009
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p929
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of computer gaming in racial analysis. Computer games are cited as a significant part of popular culture. In some computer games, the settings are reportedly realistic and show familiar racial stereotypes. A structural approach to comparative racial analysis is discussed. The author concludes that the nature of the flow-experience in computer games and the social power of gamers and the gaming industry suggest that this area deserves critical analysis and social activism.


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