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Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene (2015)
Journal Article
Allington, D. (2016). Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene. Cultural Sociology, 10(2), 267-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749975515598333

© The Author(s) 2015. This article reports on a mixed-methods study of the cultural valuing of ‘interactive fiction’ or ‘text adventure games’: a formerly commercial videogame genre sometimes associated with electronic literature but here argued to b... Read More about Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene.

Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place (2015)
Journal Article
Allington, D., Dueck, B., & Jordanous, A. (2015). Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place. Cultural Trends, 24(3), 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2015.1066073

While recent debate has often focused on a reified “cultural value” (whether opposed to or aligned with monetary value), this article treats “value” as a verb and investigates the acts of valuing in which people engage. Through ethnographic research... Read More about Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place.