Power, Dominic

The Immersive Internet

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Table of contents

1. Postcards from the Metaverse: An Introduction to the Immersive Internet
Dominic Power, Robin Teigland

2. Niggling Inequality: A Second Introduction to the Immersive Internet
Edward Castronova

3. The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity
Richard Gilbert, Andrew Forney

4. Meta-Dreaming: Entangling the Virtual and the Physical
Denise Doyle

5. Individually Social: Approaching the Merging of Virtual Worlds, the Semantic Web, and Social Networks
Francisco Gerardo Toledo Ramírez

6. Virtual Worlds as Radical Theater: Extending the Proscenium
Anthony M. Townsend, Brian E. Mennecke

7. Virtual Worlds and Indigenous Narratives
James Barrett

8. The Immersive Hand: Non-verbal Communication in Virtual Environments
Smiljana Antonijević

9. Discovering the ‘I’ in Avatar: Performance and Self-therapy
Alicia B. Corts

10. Reflections and Projections: Enabling the Social Enterprise
Steve Mahaley, Chuck Hamilton, Tony O’Driscoll

11. Added Value of Teaching in a Virtual World
Inger-Marie Falgren Christensen, Andrew Marunchak, Cristina Stefanelli

12. Play and Fun Politics to Increase the Pervasiveness of Social Community: The Experience of Angels 4 Travellers
Maria Laura Toraldo, Gianluigi Mangia, Stefano Consiglio, Riccardo Mercurio

13. Framing Online Games Positively: Entertainment and Engagement through ‘Mindful Loss’ of Flow
Müberra Yüksel

14. Inhabitants of Virtual Worlds, Players of Online Video Games — Beware!
Antti Ainamo, Tuukka Tammi

15. Relationships, Community, and Networked Individuals
Rhonda McEwen, Barry Wellman

16. Gemeinschaft Identity in a Gesellschaft Metaverse
Cynthia Calongne, Peggy Sheehy, Andrew Stricker

17. Sorting Out the Metaverse and How the Metaverse Is Sorting Us Out
Isto Huvila

18. On the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding Internet-based Generative Platforms
Jonny Holmström

19. Social Norms, Regulatory Policies, and Virtual Behavior
Andrew Harrison, Brian E. Mennecke, William N. Dilla

20. Self-organizing Virtuality
Rick Oller

21. Making Currency Personal: The Salutary Tale of the Downfall of the Domdrachma
Matthew Zook

22. An Afterword in Three Postcards
Tom Boellstorff

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Media Studies, Media and Communication, Cultural Studies, The Computer Industry, Computers and Society, Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)

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