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Author Morrison, Connie (Connie M.)

Title Who do they think they are? : teenage girls & their avatars in spaces of social online communication / Connie Morrison

Publ Info New York : Peter Lang, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HQ799.2.I5 M67 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ799.2.I5 M67 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ799.2.I5 M67 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series New literacies and digital epistemologies, 1523-9543 ; v. 40
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Avatars, identity and autobiography : a theoretical perspective -- Making a WeeMee one click at a time -- The girls and their avatars : who do they think they are? -- That's not who I am today : making and remaking identity -- I can't find a thing to wear! : the pressure to look cool -- "Just a second of your life represented" : what avatars can and cannot do -- DIY : making avatars in English class
LC subject Internet and teenagers -- Psychological aspects
Identity (Psychology) in adolescence
Teenage girls -- Psychology
Avatars (Virtual reality) -- Psychological aspects
Online social networks -- Psychological aspects
ISBN 9781433105524 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1433105527 (pbk. : alk. paper)