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  1. Online Gaming in Context

    The social and cultural significance of online games

    Edited by Garry Crawford, Victoria K Gosling, Ben Light

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    There is little question of the social, cultural and economic importance of video games in the world today, with gaming now rivalling the movie and music sectors as a major leisure industry and pastime. The significance of video games within our everyday lives has certainly been increased and...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Video Gamers

    By Garry Crawford

    Video gaming is economically, educationally, culturally, socially and theoretically important, and has, in a relatively short period of time, firmly cemented its place within contemporary life. It is fair to say, however, that the majority of research to date has focused most specifically on either...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Cultural Studies

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Longhurst, Greg Smith, Gaynor Bagnall, Garry Crawford, Miles Ogborn, Elaine Baldwin, Scott McCracken

    A rapidly changing world – in part driven by huge transformations in technology and mobility - means we all encounter shifting cultures, and new cultural and social interactions daily. Powerful forces such as consumption and globalization exert an enormous influence on all walks and levels of life...

    Published February 28th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Consuming Sport

    Fans, Sport and Culture

    By Garry Crawford

    Consuming Sport offers a detailed consideration of how sport is experienced and engaged with in the everyday lives, social networks and consumer patterns of its followers. It examines the processes of becoming a sport fan, and the social and moral career that supporters follow as their involvement...

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

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