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Civil society in Second Life

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Abstract:

The original premise of Second Life was that people really could have a second life. They could be a postman or a shop clerk by day, but by night, they could be a DJ or a builder and earn a living. People took this seriously and did just that to the extent of even quitting their day jobs. The consequence of this is that the lives of the people in Second Life and the institutions they make are a type of civil society.

Keywords: Second Life; civil society; code; law; virtual worlds

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600860903262354

Affiliations: The Business School, Bournemouth University, UK

Publication date: November 1, 2009

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