Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Crime and the Internet by David Wall

Is the internet really powerful enough to allow a sixteen year old to become the biggest threat to world peace since Adolf Hitler? Are we all now susceptible to cyber-criminals who can steal from us without even having to leave the comfort of their own armchairs? These are fears which have been articulated since the popular development of the internet, yet criminologists have been slow to respond to them. Consequently, questions about what cybercrimes are, what their impacts will be and how we respond to them remain largely unanswered. Organised into three sections, this book engages with the various criminological debates that are emerging over cybercrime. The first section looks at the general problem of crime and the internet. It then describes what is understood by the term 'cybercrime' by identifying some of the challenges for criminology. The second section explores the different types of cybercrime and their attendant problems. The final section contemplates some of the challenges that cybercrimes give rise to for the criminal justice system.

Buy Crime and the Internet by David Wall from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415244299
ISBN-10: 0415244293
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Crime and the Internet by David Wall

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Crime and the Internet book by David Wall and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By David Wall

Teaching Made Easy by David Wall
Paperback, November 2010
$61.19
New Zealand Through the Seasons by David Wall
Hardback, October 2005
$40.50
Multi-Tier Application Programming with PHP by David Wall
Paperback, March 2004
$48.60