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A World of Excesses - a book by Karlsen, Faltin

A World of Excesses

Online Games and Excessive Playing

A World of Excesses( )
Author: Karlsen, Faltin
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.95
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Addressing the contested question of whether addiction is possible in relation to computer games - specifically online gaming - A World of Excesses demonstrates that excessive playing does not necessarily have detrimental effects, and that there are important contextual elements that influence what consequences playing has for the players. Based on new empirical studies, including in-depth interviews and virtual ethnography, and drawing on material from international game related...
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Detailed Subjects: Computers / Internet / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.477 x 0.663 Inches
Book Weight:1.054 Pounds

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