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Women and Second Life : essays on virtual identity, work and play

Author: Dianna Baldwin; Julie Achterberg
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays explores issues of identity, work and play in the virtual world of Second Life. Fourteen women explore their experiences. Topics include teaching, journalism, human rights, health care, identity, gender, race, and creativity. The text is unique, representing only women and their experiences in a world that is most often viewed as a man's world"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianna Baldwin; Julie Achterberg
ISBN: 9780786470211 0786470216
OCLC Number: 816511848
Description: vi, 198 page ; 23 cm
Contents: Life as Avatar --
Gender and race --
Work and education --
Culture.
Responsibility: edited by Dianna Baldwin and Julie Achterberg.

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"This collection of essays explores issues of identity, work and play in the virtual world of Second Life. Fourteen women explore their experiences. Topics include teaching, journalism, human rights, health care, identity, gender, race, and creativity. The text is unique, representing only women and their experiences in a world that is most often viewed as a man's world"--Provided by publisher.

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