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Title: Virtual identity as practice : exploring the relationship between role-players and their characters in the massively multiplayer online game 'Star Wars Galaxies'
Author: Sveinsdottir, Thordis
ISNI:       0000 0001 3492 7857
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2008
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The objective of this research is firstly, to evaluate claims that cyberspace, due to its inherent qualities, has had an unprecedented effect on how we construct, present and think about our collective and individual identities online and offline. Secondly, it will highlight how people use shared understandings of popular culture products in order to maintain social formations in cyberspace.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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