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WOMEN AND OLYMPIC GAMES: MEDIA COVERAGE

Marija Vujović, Marta Mitrović, Neven Obradović
2018 Teme  
The Olympic Games in London are significant because, for the first time in history, women were equated with men in the sports in which both genders participate.  ...  Hypotheses that the authors want to prove deal with the assumption that male athletes are often more represented in media than female athletes, and that the articles about women are often stereotyped.  ...  WOMEN, MEDIA AND OLYMPIC GAMES The relationship between the media and the Olympic Games, according to Slater (Slater, 1998, p. 49-68) is observed through four phases, conditioned by technical innovations  ... 
doi:10.22190/teme1704113v fatcat:rveavs7svnadroxy6i6tspzzhy

Female Gaming, Gaming Addiction, and the Role of Women Within Gaming Culture: A Narrative Literature Review

Olatz Lopez-Fernandez, A. Jess Williams, Mark D. Griffiths, Daria J. Kuss
2019 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
Four categories emerged from the papers: i) the benefits of female gaming, ii) why women might play video games less than men, iii) perceptions and realities of female characters within video games, and  ...  The main findings showed playing video games has benefits for women in terms of enhancing cognitive, social, and physical abilities.  ...  , and the position of women within gaming culture.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00454 pmid:31354536 pmcid:PMC6635696 fatcat:ygjvask2rbeefm4kqdngkog4pq

Women and games: technologies of the gendered self

Pam Royse, Joon Lee, Baasanjav Undrahbuyan, Mark Hopson, Mia Consalvo
2007 New Media & Society  
For power gamers, technology and gender are most highly integrated.These women enjoy multiple pleasures from the gaming experience, including mastery of game-based skills and competition.  ...  This study examines how individual differences in the consumption of computer games intersect with gender and how games and gender mutually constitute each other.The study focused on adult women with particular  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the work of Emmanuel Adugu in the planning and conceptualization of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444807080322 fatcat:4fvtmhxiwrbpzmg7hibaatk5ja

Games and Sets: Women, Media and Sport In Israel

Bernstein, Galily
2008 Nashim: a Journal of Jewish Women's Studies and Gender Issues  
However, the media can contribute by sparking a wider initiative toward the promotion of women's sport and women in sport.  ...  We argue that the media fulfill important functions regarding women's image in general, and a particularly crucial role in the context of women in sport.  ...  The International Olympic Committee, in cooperation with the International Sports Federations and the Organizing Committees, expanded the program of events open to women at the Games.  ... 
doi:10.2979/nas.2008.-.15.175 fatcat:2grbj7txtjexdb6l4gtsmoa7zu

The Beautiful Game? Hegemonic Masculinity, Women and Football in Brazil and Argentina

DAVID WOOD
2018 Bulletin of Latin American Research  
The practice of football by women in Latin America is an integral part of historical patterns around the performance of gender roles and offers insights into how power, both symbolic and political, is  ...  and national, may be contested.  ...  It is a masculine game, but the presence of women in stadia is increasing daily. [ … ] My interview also serves for women to understand a bit about football.  ... 
doi:10.1111/blar.12633 fatcat:ff2abvva2zcblgpjqseh5yjiji

Constraints of Indian women participation in games and sports

N. S. Rao
2010 British Journal of Sports Medicine  
Taking part in games and sports for women has not been become a common phenomenon. 4. There had not been a good leadership among physical education personnel and a proper motivating system. 5.  ...  The traditional way of living was a big hurdle for women taking part in games and sports. 3. There was lack of sports orientation of the people living in the society.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bjsm.2010.078725.210 fatcat:odmq6ow7y5e3nnishedmqpxisi

Violent video games and aggressive behavior in young women

Craig A. Anderson, Christine R. Murphy
2003 Aggressive Behavior  
The increasing availability of violent video games and their implication in recent school shootings has raised the volume of public debate on the effects of such games on aggressive behavior and related  ...  This article reports an experiment designed to test key hypotheses concerning the short term impact of exposure to violent video games on young women, a population that has received relatively little attention  ...  Historically, girls and young women have spent relatively less time playing computer games in general than boys and young men, and show less interest in playing violent games [Buchman and Funk, 1996;  ... 
doi:10.1002/ab.10042 fatcat:ppiiz3e3ebfnzfje6gdoqe52uy

Gaming Disorder and Well-Being Among Emirati College Women

Marina Verlinden, Justin Thomas, Mahra Hasan Abdulla Ahamed Almansoori, Shamil Wanigaratne
2021 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
All participants (n = 412) completed the Internet Gaming Disorder Scale – Short-Form (IGDS9-SF) and the WHO-5 Well-being Index (WHO-5), a tool widely used for the screening and assessment of depressive  ...  suggesting an increase in problematic gaming over time.  ...  and sensation-seeking, and yet the association between gaming and depression was present in both men and women.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2021.659508 pmid:34113271 pmcid:PMC8185199 fatcat:zlotqukjxbbrhhhypcnpf4gcp4

Pool Halls, Chips, and War Games: Women in the Culture of Computing

Sara Kiesler, Lee Sproull, Jacquelynne S. Eccles
1985 Psychology of women quarterly  
The women were on the covers of Monopoly (2 men and 2 women playing the game), Palace in Thunderland ( 1 very fat queen), and Wizard and the Princess (1 wizard standing, 1 princess in supplicating position  ...  In all, 28 men and 4 women were illustrated in the covers.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-6402.1985.tb00895.x fatcat:isgq4k2xnjhbtpklaeczrx722e

SUBJECTIVITY AND AUTONOMY OF BLACK WOMEN: A STUDY IN THE HANGMAN'S GAME

Elizandra Fernandes
2010 Travessias  
It is considered the subjectivity of black women by analyzing the character Auntie Lou of the novel The Hangmans Game (2007 - Karen King-Aribisala).  ...  Confronting the junction between feminism and subjectivity we may possibly conclude the black female identity as a metonymy of black power in a colonized society.  ...  Este trabalho tem por objetivo verificar, sob a perspectiva da crítica pós-colonial, a subjetividade e autonomia da personagem Auntie Lou, do romance The Hangman's Game 2 , de Karen King-Aribisala (2007  ... 
doaj:fa80321477934b63ab8ff474a845fe9c fatcat:7r3pobramjdyxazbpfbvlbekei

Women athletes in the Olympic Games

Rita Amaral Nunes
2019 Journal of Human Sport and Exercise  
Since no women participated in the first edition of the Olympic Games, it is now expected that in the next editions of the Games the percentage of sport events and athletes, men and women, will be equal  ...  In order to enrich the content, throughout the article several incursions are made on the conquests that women accomplished and reached over the period of analysis of this paper.  ...  It is also a time of change for women, which is inevitably felt both in sports and in the Olympic Games. More women participated in the 1920 Antwerp Olympic Games.  ... 
doi:10.14198/jhse.2019.143.17 fatcat:ntkypwoodzdyvbxymnyomcyfp4

Parlour games and the public life of women in Renaissance Italy

2013 ChoiceReviews  
XIV) è tuttavia ben chiara nel testo e viene spesso ricordata, insistendo di conseguenza sulla legittimità delle donne nei parlour games senesi.  ...  trattatisti: la padronanza sia del contesto femminile del Cinque-Seicento che dei testi-chiave come quelli dei Piccolomini e dei Bargagli dà molto credito e peso alle teorie dell'autore su quel "silent and  ...  L'autore allargando l'arco temporale dal Cinquecento ai primi del Settecento dà rilevanza alle origini, allo sviluppo e al lascito dei parlour games nella vita delle donne senesi confrontate a vari contesti  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.51-1704 fatcat:5koji3nuxbghvmzfwhobw5dhye

Traditional Games and Sports of the Women in the Kabylie

Iman Nefil, Soraya Laaouad-dodoo, Pascal Bordes, Ahmed Torki
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
We will attempt through a field survey, to identify and interpret the meaning and distribution of the traditional games played by the women of Kabylie.  ...  and the indicators that reveal the relationships between men and women and distinguish the distribution of female and male roles.  ...  If socio-motor games are predominant, it is because in Kabylie, the group has a major weight and the work in the fields for men and women is carried out in groups.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.614746 pmid:33584451 pmcid:PMC7876087 fatcat:foox5kes4jaixkc3nafjtgnjm4

Construction and validation of an educational game for pregnant women

Carla Gisele D'Avila, Ana Claudia Puggina, Rosa Aurea Quintella Fernandes
2018 Escola Anna Nery  
Objectives: To design an educational game for the guidance of pregnant women regarding their rights and good practices in the birth process and to validate the content of the textual information and images  ...  Conclusion: The construction and validation of the content of the game proved to be adequate and feasible for guiding and preparing pregnant women regarding good care practices in the birth process.  ...  Contributions to the area of nursing, health or public policy This game, constructed for the guidance of pregnant women in the prenatal period, has the potential to help women understand their rights and  ... 
doi:10.1590/2177-9465-ean-2017-0300 fatcat:kx2qxrnm45ehpphhoxdwmr3lpu

Games and the Margins: Winning Fops and Gambling Women on the Restoration Comic Stage

Clara Manco
2021 Etudes Epistémè  
Playing, Gambling and Cheating in Early Modern England and France/The Politics of Form in Early Modern Europe Games and the Margins: Winning Fops and Gambling Women on the Restoration Comic Stage  ...  Pour citer cet article Référence électronique Clara Manco , « Games and the Margins: Winning Fops and Gambling Women on the Restoration Comic Stage », Études Épistémè [En ligne], 39 | 2021, mis en ligne  ... 
doi:10.4000/episteme.11620 fatcat:yujl2hgbdbgelbmskq6dhwr25e
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