Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer Sites by N. PanteliVirtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer Sites by N. Panteli

Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer Sites

EditorN. Panteli

Hardcover | July 16, 2009

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As technology changes, so too have its applications and our uses and experiences with them have changed as well. The emergence of new technologies offer opportunities for new ways of interacting, playing, working and learning. It is within the context of simultaneous excitement and anxiety that the author discusses virtual social networks.
NIKI PANTELI has carried out a substantial research activity in the field of virtuality. She is the Chair of the IFIP W.G. 9.5 Virtuality & Society, and the Director for the Centre for Information Management at the University of Bath, UK. She is the co-editor of Exploring Virtuality within and beyond Organizations, Social, Global and ...
Title:Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer SitesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:July 16, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022928X

ISBN - 13:9780230229280

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Table of Contents

Virtual Social Networks: A New Dimension for Virtuality Research--N.Panteli
Learning Virtually or Virtually Distracted? The Impact of Emerging Internet Technologies on Pedagogical Practice--S.K.Grewal &amp--L.Harris
VU @ Second Life : A Report on Experiences with the Development of a (Virtual) Community of Learners; F.Feldberg, A.Elins, S.van der Land, M.HuysmanE.Konijn
Patient Preferences for Online Person-Person Support--R.Jones, M.Kamel Boulos, C.Maramba, H.SkirtonJ.Freeman
The Social Impact of Online Games The Case of Germany; T.Quandt &amp--J.Wimmer
The Sexi(E)St Of All: Avatars, Gender, And Online Games; M.Consalvo&amp--T.Harper
What Users Of Virtual Social Networks Value About Social Interaction: The Case of Greypath--O.K.Burmeister
Labour's Second Life: From A Virtual Strike To Union Island--B.Robinson
Community as Commodity: Social Networking And Transnational Capitalism--D.Kreps &amp--E.Pearson
Virtual Intimacy: Desire and Ideology in Virtual Social Networks--R.Grassman &amp--P.Case