Marx at the Arcade: Consoles, Controllers, and Class Struggle

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2019-06-18
208 pages

Book Description

In Marx at the Arcade, acclaimed researcher Jamie Woodcock delves into the hidden abode of the gaming industry. In an account that will appeal to hardcore gamers, skeptics, and the joystick-curious, Woodcock unravels the vast of , developers, and factory and logistics workers whose seen and unseen labor flows into the products we consume on a gargantuan scale. Along the way, he analyzes the increasingly important role the gaming industry plays in contemporary capitalism and the broader transformations of work and the that it embodies.

Book Details

  • Title: Marx at the Arcade: Consoles, Controllers, and Class Struggle
  • Author:
  • Length: 208 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2019-06-18
  • ISBN-10: 1608468666
  • ISBN-13: 9781608468669