Women and Second Life

Women and Second Life

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qThis 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 worldq--Provided by publisher.Constructing onea#39;s self as these women did with their avatar and profile could be an ongoing redecorating project on the one hand, or a ... Suz, Kat, and Jules built spaces: projects that carried a much deeper commitment of time and money. ... Jules leased an 8192 square meter grassy island parcel, which cost $33 per month, and which she transformed into an island oasis. ... Her island had a quiet sandy beach and tall grassy mountains, resembling real life landscapes she enjoyed.

Title:Women and Second Life
Author:Dianna Baldwin, Julie Achterberg
Publisher:McFarland - 2013-04-16


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