Feminine Discourses in r/gaming

  • Marcus MaloneyEmail author
  • Steven Roberts
  • Timothy Graham


In this chapter, we turn to a qualitative examination of feminine gendered commentary on r/gaming. We begin by outlining the two overarching categories that emerged from the feminine gendered sample comments set, along with the numbers/percentages of comments included in each. In the four sections that follow, we outline and dig deeper into our four key discursive subcategories: ‘marginalising’, ‘inclusive’, ‘reactionary’ and ‘open’. We then conclude the chapter with a broad summary of our findings and, as we move towards the book’s conclusion, some preliminary discussion of their theoretical implications.


Femininity Masculinity Marginalisation Inclusive Gender inequality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcus Maloney
    • 1
    Email author
  • Steven Roberts
    • 2
  • Timothy Graham
    • 3
  1. 1.School of HumanitiesCoventry UniversityCoventryUK
  2. 2.School of Social SciencesMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  3. 3.Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

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