This research is focused on competitive female video gamers. This study focuses on a specific group of competitive female gamers who participate in an all female online community group or clan known as the PMSclan. The purpose of the study is to analyze the highly competitive female video gaming clan members of the PMSclan in order to understand how resistance is displayed in a female centered video gaming community and how that affects the identity of the individual gamers through Shaw's (2001) theory of resistance.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 42-44)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Recreation and tourism studies