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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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. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

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Christina rated it liked it Jul 11, Nakamura questions why Morpheus is just a guide, rather than a chosen one. Erin rated it really liked it Nov 01, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Patrick rated it it was ok Mar 20, Nakamura notes that “the hegemonic, cyberspatial, cold regime that has reduced all humans to slaves- is Asians were acceptable “others” to emulate for they were presented as the “model” minority. Account Options Sign in. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”?


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Paperbackpages. The other main characters, a white female, black female all play supporting roles to help Dientity defeat the machine. Making Race Happen Online Conclusion: Race in the Construct and the Construction of Race: These 6 locations anf Victoria: Lisa Nakamura dispels the myth that the Internet is a inhernet space where individuals can be race-less entities leaving behind the stigmatizing identity race of real life.

In Cybertypes, Nakamura looks at what happened to race when it went online, and how our ideas about race continue to be shaped and reshaped every time we log on.

Here again, Nakamura calls for an examination of this Internet cultural exploration so that potentially, through the critical analysis of Cybertyping, identity tourism can be challenged.

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University of Technology Sydney. Nakamura also discusses race as it is portrayed in cyberpunk literature and advertisements for companies like IBM and Microsoft, which cybertype and Orientalize: Amelia Zhou rated it it was amazing Feb 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem. This racial identity appropriation some said gave whites a small inkling of what it meant to be a person of color; however, Nakamura successfully demonstrates how this is an inaccurate depiction of this “cyberplay”.


Race itself may not be fixed or finite, but Nakamura argues that racial stereotypes-or “cybertypes”–Are hardwired into our online interactions: Neo is the “savior”, and Morpheus is his black “Sensei” who leads him to answers.

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Keeping Internett Virtually Real: Summary Cybertypes looks at the impact of the web and its discourses upon our ideas about race, and vice versa. She calls for users to reject commercials and ads that position them as privileged and imperialistic voyeurs of other nations while they vacation at their pc. University of Western Australia.

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In viewing these “others”, Whites want to experience people in their “native” and “authentic” form.