Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Lisa Nakamura and others published Cybertypes: Race, Ethnicity and Identity on The Internet }. Cybertypes: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity on the Internet In Cybertypes, Nakamura looks at what happened to race when it went online, and how our ideas. Lisa Nakamura. Publisher: Routledge Year of Publication: # of Pages: ISBN: American Culture · Haven Hall S. State St.

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University of the Sunshine Coast Library. Mar 29, Rema rated it really liked it. Cybernetic Tourism the Internet and Transnationality.

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Cybertypes: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity on the Internet

Cbyertypes uses the movie, The Matrix, as a metaphor for how race operates in cyberspace under the hallucinatory ideal that race will be eliminated through multicultural collaboration. These 2 locations in Western Australia: The web can be a great resource to challenge the “system” Nakamura writes, or it can be used to reinforce current racial stratifications. She contends that the silence gives the Internet a “whitewashed” perspective, where users assume that the people with whom they are interacting are white.


True cultural collaborations will pn ensue through cyberspace if reality is hidden behind the “experience” of the tourist. Cyberspace — Social aspects.

Additionally, she explains how white people taking on racial avatars can be an example of digital tourism, which reveals privilege, mobility, and capital, a “liberation” through the appropriation of others’ identities.

People may post and retweet information of events happening across racs world, but what gets shared is contingent upon the users.

Open to the public ; HT In addition, her text questions what their silences meant to the experience of race on the Internet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Patrick rated it it was ok Mar 20, In many cyber worlds, users can choose alternate identities, broadcast their rade lives through posts and pictures, or have virtual play with people across the globe.

Cybertypes: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity on the Internet | U-M LSA American Culture

These 4 locations in Australian Capital Ccybertypes University of Western Australia. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Even the “face” of access has changed in America.

In challenging these concepts, perhaps the Internet can be re-visioned concerning race- thus making the Internet a “vector for social change” University of Wollongong Library. Adriane rated it really liked it Dec 10, Paperbackpages. Tags What are tags? Walter rated it liked it Aug 10, TomLau rated it liked it Aug 08, Separate different tags with a comma. Emily Olorin rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Inthe Internet is even larger and more global as compared to when Nakamura published Cybertypes.


Ethmicity to Read saving…. Open to the public R N References to this book Excitable Speech: In CybertypesLisa Nakamura examines how race gets coded on the Internet and in representations of the Internet. Lists with This Book. Seth Graves rated it it was amazing May 24, Asians were acceptable “others” to emulate for they ingernet presented as the “model” minority. These 6 locations in Victoria: Published June 16th by Routledge first published June 14th From chat rooms to web searches, race is cybertyped on the Internet.

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