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Who do they think they are? : teenage girls & their avatars in spaces of social online communication

Author: Connie Morrison
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, ©2010.
Series: New literacies and digital epistemologies, v. 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Book title] documents a descriptive case study of teenage girls who created autobiographical avatars for their social online spaces. It explores the complex and often conflcited negotiations behind girlhood identity and representation in a cyber-social world."--Back cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Connie Morrison
ISBN: 9781433105524 1433105527
OCLC Number: 320895388
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Avatars, identity and autobiography : a theoretical perspective --
Making a WeeMee one click at a time --
The girls and their avatars : who do they think they are? --
That's not who I am today : making and remaking identity --
I can't find a thing to wear! : the pressure to look cool --
"Just a second of your life represented" : what avatars can and cannot do --
DIY : making avatars in English class.
Series Title: New literacies and digital epistemologies, v. 40.
Responsibility: Connie Morrison.
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Documents a descriptive case study of teenage girls who created autobiographical avatars for their social online spaces. This title explores often conflicted negotiations behind girlhood identity and  Read more...

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