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The race card : from gaming technologies to model minorities

Author: Tara Fickle
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2019]
Series: Postmillennial Pop Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Race Card" explores gaming technologies and the concept of a "model minority."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2018060476
(OCoLC)1085635418
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Fickle
ISBN: 9781479805686 1479805688
OCLC Number: 1129786856
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : Ludo-Orientalism and the gamification of race --
Evening the odds through Chinese exclusion --
Just deserts : a game theory of the Japanese American internment --
Against the odds : from model minority to model majority --
West of the magic circle : the Orientalist origins of game studies --
Mobile frontiers : Pokémon after Pearl Harbor.
Series Title: Postmillennial Pop Ser.
Responsibility: Tara Fickle.

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"The Race Card" explores gaming technologies and the concept of a "model minority."

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Revealing the orientalist origins of game studies and locating the very tenants of game theory in Japanese internment, Tara Fickle engages racialization as game-play itself. In doing so, Fickle Read more...

 
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