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Book review: Ethnography and virtual worlds: a handbook of method

Laberge, Yves (2013) Book review: Ethnography and virtual worlds: a handbook of method. LSE Review of Books (29 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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"Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method." Tom Boellstorff, Bonnie Nardi, Celia Pearce and T.L. Taylor. Princeton University Press. August 2012. --- Ethnography and Virtual Worlds is aimed at students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments. Written by leading ethnographers of virtual worlds, and focusing on the key method of participant observation, the book aims to provide invaluable advice to aid researchers through every stage of a project, from choosing an online fieldsite to writing and publishing the results. Reviewed by Yves Laberge.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HS Societies secret benevolent etc
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 10:35
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2013 10:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54123

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