Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250089344
Size: 48.67 MB
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But what if games could be good, not only for individuals but for the world? In Power Play, Asi Burak and Laura Parker explore how video games are now pioneering innovative social change around the world.

Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250089336
Size: 49.99 MB
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Part 1. Not playing around anymore -- Part 2. From Jeddah to Nairobi -- Part 3. From the lab to the screen -- Part 4. The tools of a new generation.

Reality Is Broken

Author: Jane McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101475492
Size: 54.28 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, she shows how we can leverage the power of games to fix what is wrong with the real world-from social problems like depression and obesity to global issues like poverty and climate change-and introduces us to ...

Knowledge Games

Author: Karen Schrier
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421419203
Size: 27.86 MB
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This accessible book also critiques the limits and implications of games and considers how they may redefine what it means to produce knowledge, to play, to educate, and to be a citizen.

Bike Nation

Author: Peter Walker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473548799
Size: 18.36 MB
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A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.

Moral Combat

Author: Patrick M. Markey
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952996
Size: 64.16 MB
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In Moral Combat, Markey and Ferguson explore how video games—even the bloodiest—can have a positive impact on everything from social skills to stress, and may even make us more morally sensitive.

Mycelium Running

Author: Paul Stamets
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607741245
Size: 24.26 MB
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Heavily referenced and beautifully illustrated, this book is destined to be a classic reference for bemushroomed generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Video Game Debate

Author: Rachel Kowert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131756717X
Size: 13.24 MB
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Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public.

Power Up

Author: Chris Kohler
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486816427
Size: 24.65 MB
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This revised edition includes updated material throughout the book as well as a new bonus chapter.