Internet anthropology

Daniel Yee (
14 Feb 1995 21:38:35 +1100

I'm writing a review paper on Internet anthropology, so I'm looking
for any references to work on Internet communities (newsgroups,
mailing lists, MUDs, IRC). I append my existing bibliography.

Danny Yee.


Bartle, Richard ( 1990. "Interactive Multi-User Computer Games".
URL ftp://ftp
Barton, N.H. 1989. "Founder Effect Speciation." In Speciation and its Consequences, edited by Daniel Otte and John A. Endler. Sunderland, Mass.: Sinauer Associates.
Bruckman, Amy ( April 1992. "Identity Workshop: Emergent Social and Psychological Phenomena in Text-Based Virtual Reality".
# # # # Bruckman, A. and Resnick, M. "Virtual Professional Community: Results # from the MediaMOO project". Third International Conference on Cyberspace, # 1993. # ???ftp ??? pub/moo #
Bruckman, A. "Gender Swapping on the Internet". Proceedings INET 1993. ???ftp
Bursteinakos, Warren ( FAQ. Post to, January 1994.
Carlstrom, Eva-Lise. May 1992. "Better Living Through Language: The Communicative Implications of a Text-Only Virtual Environment".
Cherny, Lynn ( April 1994. "Gender Differences in Text-Based Virtual Reality". To appear in Proceedings of the Berkeley Conference on Women and Language
Cherny, Lynn ( 1994. "'Objectifying' the Body in the Discourse of an Object-Oriented MUD". To appear in C. Stivale (ed.), "This Funny Chemistry: Pedagogy and Performance in Cyberspace".
Cherny, Lynn ( 1995. "The Situated Behavior of MUD Back Channels". Paper to be presented at AAAI Spring Symposium, Stanford.
Coate, John. ( "Cyberspace Innkeeping: Building Online Community". November 1993. gopher ????
Comer, Dooglas. 1991. Internetworking with TCP/IP, Volume 1: Principles, Protocols and Architecture. Engelwood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall
Curnick, Marie. 1994. "Keywords: The Network". Arena Magazine, No. 10.
Curtis, Pavel. 1992. "Mudding: Social Phenomena in Text-Based Virtual Realities". Xerox PARC technical report CSL-92-4. Proceedings DIAC '92.
Curtis, Pavel., and Nichols, David A. 1993. "MUDs Grow Up: Social Virtual Reality in the Real World".
Dibbell, Julian ( December 1993. "A Rape in Cyberspace". The Village Voice, December 1993, pp. 36-42.
Escobar, Arturo. 1994. "Welcome to Cyberia: Notes on the Anthropolgy of Cyberculture". Current Anthropology 35: 211-231.
Hardy, Henry Edward ( 1993. "The History of the Net." Master's Thesis, School of Communications, Grand Valley State University.
Hauben, Ronda and Hauben, Michael. 1993. The Netizens and the Wonderful World of the Net: An Anthology.
Keep, C.J. 1993. "Knocking on Heaven's Door: Leibniz, Baudrillard and Virtual Reality". EJournal Volume 3 Number 2, September 1993.
# # # # Kiesler, Sara., Siegel, Jane. and McGuire, Timothy W. 1984. "Social and # Psychological Aspects of Computer-Mediated Communication." # American Psychologist 39 (10), 1123-1134. #
Kiesler, Sara and Sproull, Lee. 1991. Connections - New Ways of Working in the Networked Organization. The MIT Press.
McKinnon, Richard Clark. December 1992. "Searching for the Leviathan in Usenet". Master's Thesis, Department of Political Science, San Jose State University.
URL pub/Publications/CuD/Papers/leviathan
North, Tim. 1995. "The Internet and Usenet Global Computer Networks". Masters Thesis.
Perrolle, Judith A. 1991. "Conversations and Trust in Computer Interfaces". In Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices, pp. 350-363, edited Dunlop, C. and Kling, R. Academic Press.
Pioch, Nicolas ( February 1993. "A Short IRC Primer".
Reid, Brian. 1995. "January 1995 Usenet Readership Summary Report". Palo Alto, California: Network Measurement Project at the DEC Western Research Laboratory. news.lists
Reid, Elizabeth M. ( 1991. "Electropolis: Communication and Community on Internet Relay Chat". Honours Thesis, Department of History, University of Melbourne.
Rheingold, Howard ( June 1992. "A Slice of Life in My Virtual Community".
URL gopher://
# Rice, Ronald E. and Shook, Douglas E. "Relationships of Job # Categories and Organizational Levels to Use of Communications # Channels, Including Electronic Mail: A Meta-Analysis and Extension," # Journal of Management Studies, 27(2): 195-229, 1990.
Rosenberg, Michael S. ( March 1992. "Virtual Reality: Reflections of Life, Dream and Technology - An Ethnography of a Computer Society".
Smith, Marc A. 1992. "Voices from the WELL: The Logic of the Virtual Commons". Master's Thesis, Department of Sociology, U.C.L.A.
Van Gelder, Lindsy. 1991. "The Strange Case of the Electronic Lover". In Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices pp. 364-375, edited Dunlop, C. and Kling, R. Academic Press.
Yee, Danny. 1993. sci.anthropoloyg.paleo Charter.