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Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas

Micky Lee and Peichi Chung

Abstract

Media Technologies for Work and Play in East Asia: Critical Perspectives on Japan and the Two Koreas examines work and play technologies in the three Northeast Asian countries by collecting ten essays on analogue and digital technologies such as pachinko, Pokėmon GO, esports, and televised nuclear testing. This book argues that the development and practices of media technologies have to be situated in the local contexts; therefore, Asia is neither an exception to nor a laggard to western technologies. To advance this argument, the first aim of the book is to use three approaches—political econ ... More

Keywords: cultural studies, geopolitics, Japanese media technologies, North Korean media technologies, political economy, Science and Technology Studies, South Korean media technologies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529213362
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529213362.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Micky Lee, editor
Suffolk University

Peichi Chung, editor
Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Contents

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Introduction

Micky Lee and Peichi Chung

Part I Gender Online and Digital Sex

Part II Governance and Regulations

Part III Techno-identity and Digital Labour Condition

9 Representations of Play: Pachinko in Popular Media

Keiji Amano and Geoffrey Rockwell

Conclusion

Peichi Chung

End Matter