Masculine Discourses in r/gaming
What follows in this chapter is a qualitative analysis of masculine gendered commentary on r/gaming. The chapter is organised into two substantive sections in which we discuss the two overarching categories that emerged during the coding process. This is then followed by a broader summary and some tentative concluding thoughts. Power dynamics emerge as a central part of masculine gendered discourse on r/gaming, but they offer only one part of a broader story in which softer, more egalitarian tendencies are also apparent.
KeywordsMasculinity Homosocial Hegemonic masculinity Inclusive masculinity
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