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Virtual Worlds

  • By: Tom Boellstorff
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

As emerging spaces of human sociality irreducible to any physical-world location, virtual worlds force a fundamental reconfiguration in the meanings and practices of global studies. Virtual worlds can be most succinctly defined as places of ...

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