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The Resource Creating second lives : community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual, edited by Astrid Ensslin and Eben Muse, (electronic book)

Creating second lives : community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual, edited by Astrid Ensslin and Eben Muse, (electronic book)

Label
Creating second lives : community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual
Title
Creating second lives
Title remainder
community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual
Statement of responsibility
edited by Astrid Ensslin and Eben Muse
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
006.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.H85
LC item number
C74 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ensslin, Astrid
  • Muse, Eben J
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Routledge studies in new media and cyberculture
Series volume
8
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  • Human-computer interaction
  • Virtual reality
  • Online social networks
  • Online identities
  • Second Life (Game)
  • Avatars (Virtual reality)
Label
Creating second lives : community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual, edited by Astrid Ensslin and Eben Muse, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Eben Muse and Astrid Ensslin -- Creating second communities. Liberate your avatar: the revolution will be socially networked / Paul Sermon and Charlotte Gould -- An imagined community of avatars : a theoretical interrogation of "Second life" as nation through the lens of Benedict Anderson's imagined communities / Kevin Miguel Sherman -- Programming processes: controlling "second lives" / Elizabeth Burgess -- Creating second identities. Embodiment and gender identity in virtual worlds: reconfiguring our "volatile bodies" / Sonia Fizek and Monika Wasilewska -- The body of the avatar: constructing human presence in virtual worlds / Denise Doyle -- The grips of fantasy: the construction of female characters in and beyond virtual game worlds / Isamar Carrillo Masso -- Creating second spaces. Second chances: depictions of the natural world in "Second life" / Joseph S. Clark -- Avatar needs and the remediation of architecture in "Second life" / Astrid Ensslin -- The event of space: defining place in a virtual landscape / Eben Muse -- Afterword / Tom Boellstorff
Control code
EBC692388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 230 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203828571
Isbn Type
(master e-book)
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Creating second lives : community, identity and spatiality as constructions of the virtual, edited by Astrid Ensslin and Eben Muse, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Eben Muse and Astrid Ensslin -- Creating second communities. Liberate your avatar: the revolution will be socially networked / Paul Sermon and Charlotte Gould -- An imagined community of avatars : a theoretical interrogation of "Second life" as nation through the lens of Benedict Anderson's imagined communities / Kevin Miguel Sherman -- Programming processes: controlling "second lives" / Elizabeth Burgess -- Creating second identities. Embodiment and gender identity in virtual worlds: reconfiguring our "volatile bodies" / Sonia Fizek and Monika Wasilewska -- The body of the avatar: constructing human presence in virtual worlds / Denise Doyle -- The grips of fantasy: the construction of female characters in and beyond virtual game worlds / Isamar Carrillo Masso -- Creating second spaces. Second chances: depictions of the natural world in "Second life" / Joseph S. Clark -- Avatar needs and the remediation of architecture in "Second life" / Astrid Ensslin -- The event of space: defining place in a virtual landscape / Eben Muse -- Afterword / Tom Boellstorff
Control code
EBC692388
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 230 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780203828571
Isbn Type
(master e-book)
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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