Digital identity management: Old wine in new bottles
Today, new technological platforms enable even the amateur to create a myriad of identities as she navigates the evolving virtual environment some call The Metaverse. But this is by no means a one-way journey; in some cases cyber-spatial experiences also impact on real-world identity. This article explores the theoretical and practical ramifications of digital identity management as consumers in the form of avatar representations make the passage from the physical world to the virtual, and back again.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Saint Joseph's University, USA, and Manchester School of Business, UK.
Publication date: December 1, 2010
Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty is the first journal dedicated to the critical examination of the fashion and the beauty systems as symbolic spaces of production and reproduction, representation and communication of artifacts, meanings, social practices, and visual or textual renditions of cloth, clothing and appearance.
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