Crime, Deviance and Identity on the Internet
Edited by Yvonne Jewkes
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Dot.cons by Yvonne Jewkes
Book DescriptionCyberspace opens up infinitely new possibilities to the deviant imagination. With access to the Internet and sufficient know-how you can, if you are so inclined, buy a bride, cruise gay bars, go on a global shopping spree with someone else's credit card, break into a bank's security system, plan a demonstration in another country and hack into the Pentagon - all on the same day. In more than any other medium, time and place are transcended, undermining the traditional relationship between physical context and social situation. This book crosses the boundaries of sociological, criminological and cultural discourse in order to explore the implications of these massive transformations in information and communication technologies for the growth of criminal and deviant identities and behaviour on the Internet. This is a book not about computers, nor about legal controversies over the regulation of cyberspace, but about people and the new patterns of human identity, behaviour and association that are emerging as a result of the communications revolution.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843920007
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Yvonne Jewkes
Media and Crime, Paperback (February 2015)
Fully updated with new crime statistics, case studies - including Jimmy Savile, the murder of Lee Rigby, and Wikileaks - and a student website, this bestselling text introduces students to this exciting area and encourages them to think critically about key issues
Handbook of Internet Crime, Paperback (November 2009)
Suitable for scholars and others whose work brings them into contact with managing, policing and regulating online behaviour, this book explores issues and debates surrounding internet-related crime, deviance, policing, law and regulation in the 21st century. It also reflects the range and depth of cybercrime research and scholarship.
Crime and Media, Hardback (March 2009)» View all books by Yvonne Jewkes
This defintive collection brings together articles on the relationship between the media and crime which is an extremely lively and topical debate in much of the western world.
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Author Biography - Yvonne Jewkes
Yvonne Jewkes is Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester. She has written extensively on the problems of policing cybercrime as well as more generally about the relationship between new technologies, crime and deviance. Her books include Dot.cons: crime, deviance and identity on the internet (Willan, 2003) and Media and Crime (Sage, 2004). She is also cofounder and Editor of Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal and editor of Handbook on Prisons (Willan, 2007).
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