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Reinventing ourselves : contemporary concepts of identity in virtual worlds

Author: Anna Peachey; Mark Childs
Publisher: London : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Springer series in immersive environments
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores identity in virtual worlds, discussing identities, avatars and their relationship; identity development in virtual worlds; managing multiple identities across environments; and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Peachey; Mark Childs
ISBN: 9780857293602 0857293605 9780857293619 0857293613
OCLC Number: 798369894
Notes: Met lit. opg. en index.
Description: 1 v. (XIV-330 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Virtual worlds and identity / Anna Peachey and Mark Childs --
Identity : a primer / Mark Childs --
The self and Second Life : a case study exploring the emergence of virtual selves / Simon Evans --
Liminal phases of avatar identity formation ini virtual world communities / Nicola Marae Martínez --
Encountering oneself and the other : a case study of identity formation in Second Life / Maeva Veerapen --
Virtual fashion play as embodied identity re/asssembling : Second Life fashion bloggers and their avatar bodies / Christine Liao --
Embodying self in virtual worlds / Ali Mazalek ... [et al.] --
"Is that your boyfriend?" : an experiential and theoretical approach to understanding gender-bending in virtual worlds / Ferdinand Francino and Jane Guiller --
Constructing disability in online worlds : conceptualising disability in online research / Diane Carr --
As long as they don't know where I live : information disclosure strategies for managing identity in Second Life / Poppy Lauretta McLeod and Gilly Leshed --
Multiple personality order : physical and personality characteristics of the self, primary avatar and Alt / Richard L. Gilbert, Jessica A. Foss, and Nora A. Murphy --
Comparing avatar and video representations / Ralph Schroeder --
What is my avatar? : Who is my avatar? : the avatar as a device to achieve a goal : perceptions and implications / Marc Conrad, Aloec Charles, and Jo Neale --
Situated learning in virtual worlds and identity reformation / Anne Adams ... [et al.] --
Virtual worlds and identity exploration for marginalised people / Jon Cabiria.
Series Title: Springer series in immersive environments
Responsibility: Anna Peachey, Mark Childs eds.
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