Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Virtual Worlds: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Virtual Worlds (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 7, 2011 - Computers - 348 pages
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The proposed book explores the theme of identity, specifically as applied to its role and development in virtual worlds. Following the introduction, it is divided into four sections: identities, avatars and the relationship between them; factors that support the development of identity in virtual worlds; managing multiple identities across different environments and†creating an online identity for a physical world purpose.
  

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Contents

Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 1 Virtual Worlds and Identity
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 2 Identity A Primer
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 3 The Self and Second Life A Case Study Exploring the Emergence of Virtual Selves
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 4 Liminal Phases of Avatar Identity Formation in Virtual World Communities
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 5 Encountering Oneself and the Other A Case Study of Identity Formation in Second L...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 6 Virtual Fashion Play as Embodied Identity ReAssembling Second Life Fashion Blogg...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 7 Embodying Self in Virtual Worlds
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 8 Is That Your Boyfriend? An Experiential and Theoretical Approach to Understandin...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 10 As Long as They Dont Know Where I Live Information Disclosure Strategies for M...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 11 Multiple Personality Order Physical and†Personality Characteristics of the Self Prima...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 12 Comparing Avatar and Video Representations
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 13 What Is My Avatar? Who Is My Avatar? The Avatar as a Device to Achieve a Goal ...
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 14 Situated Learning in Virtual Worlds and Identity Reformation
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 15 Virtual Worlds and Identity Exploration for†Marginalised People
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Glossary
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Index
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Contemporary Conceptsof Identity in Virtual Worlds Chapter 9 Constructing Disability in Online Worlds Conceptualising Disability in Online Research
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