Category Archives: Publications

Rhetoric in Stand-up Comedy

This paper offers a different approach by exploring the introduction of stand-up performers by comperes in comedy venues. Taking this neglected, but omnipresent, aspect of stand-up

The Constraining of Female Video Gamers

The growth in video gaming as a leisure practice has not engaged female and males players equally. At school age, females play video games less often than their male contemporaries and the gender differences increases with age.

The Consumption of Counterfeit Goods

Social science, policy and popular discourse around counterfeiting regularly position consumers of counterfeit goods as part of a technological elite or as motivated by anti-capitalist or anti-corporate positions. In order to explore this construction and highlight its associated limitations, this article presents