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Virtual sociocultural convergence / William Sims Bainbridge.

Author:
Bainbridge, William Sims [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Switzerland : Springer, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
vii, 260 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Introduction: Virtual sociocultural convergence -- Technological determinism in construction of an online society -- Convergence in online urban environments -- Social organizations in online virtual worlds -- Autonomy within rigid rule-based systems -- Modeling social stratification in online games -- Linguistic convergence and divergence in Middle Earth -- Functional equivalence across virtual cultures -- Individual incentives for investment in gameworlds -- Divergence in the fall of a virtual civilization -- Alienation and assimilation in a Warcraft world.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9783319330198
  • 3319330195
  • ((eBook))
LCCN:
2016940513
OCLC:
945231275
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