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Cybercrime and Society

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ISBN-13:
9781446292204
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
232
Autor:
Majid Yar
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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A critical and systematic introduction, this second edition has been updated to now cover Child Pornography and Policing the Internet, making it the ideal resource for those wanting an up-to-date and authoritative account on this rapidly growing field.
Cybercrime is a complex and ever-changing phenomenon. This book offers a clear and engaging introduction to this fascinating subject by situating it in the wider context of social, political, cultural and economic change. Taking into account recent developments in social networking and mobile communications, this new edition tackles a range of themes spanning criminology, sociology, law, politics and cultural studies, including:
- computer hacking
- cyber-terrorism
- piracy and intellectual property theft
- financial fraud and identity theft
- hate speech
- internet pornography
- online stalking
- policing the internet
- surveillance and censorship

Complete with useful recommendations for further reading, incisive discussion questions and an updated glossary of key terms, Cybercrime and Society is an essential resource for all students and academics interested in cybercrime and the future of the Internet.
About the AuthorPreface to the Second EditionAcknowledgementsCybercrime and the Internet: An Introduction Perceptions of Cybercrime Cybercrime: Questions and Answers A Brief History and Analysis of the Internet Defining and Classifying Cybercrime What's 'New' About Cybercrime? How Many Crimes? Assessing the Scale of Internet Offences Challenges for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Policing Summary Study questions Further readingHackers, Crackers and Viral Coders Hackers and Hacking - Contested Definitions Representations of Hackers and Hacking: Technological Fears and Fantasies What Hackers Actually Do: A Brief Guide for the Technologically Bewildered Hacker Myths and Realities: Wizards or Button-Pushers? 'Why Do They Do It?' Motivation, Psychology, Gender and Youth Hacking and the Law: Legislative Innovations and Responses Summary Study Questions Further ReadingPolitical Hacking: From Hacktivism to Cyberterrorism Introduction Hacktivism and the Politics of Resistance in a Globalised World The Spectre of Cyberterrorism Why Cyber-Terror? Terrorist Advantages of Utilising Internet Attacks Rhetorics and Myths of Cyberterrorism Alternate Conjunctions Between Terrorism and the Internet Summary Study Questions Further Reading Virtual 'Pirates': Intellectual Property Theft Online Introduction Intellectual Property, Copyright and 'Piracy': An Overview Scope and Scale of Piracy Activity Explaining the Growth of Internet Piracy Who Are the 'Pirates'? The Development of Anti-Piracy Initiatives Thinking Critically About Piracy Statistics Thinking Critically About Intellectual Property Rights Summary Study Questions Further ReadingCyber-Frauds, Scams and Cons Introduction Scope and Scale of Online Fraud Varieties of Online Fraud Online Fraud: Perpetrators' Advantages and Criminal Justice's Problems Strategies For Policing and Combating Internet Frauds Summary Study Questions Further ReadingIllegal, Harmful and Offensive Content Online: From Hate Speech to 'the Dangers' of Pornography Introduction Thinking About 'Hate Speech' Hate Speech Online Legal, Policing and Political Challenges in Tackling Online Hate Speech The Growth and Popularity of Internet Pornography Criminological Issues Relating to Internet Pornography Summary Study questions Further readingChild Pornography and Child Sex Abuse Imagery Introduction Child Pornography and the Internet: Images, Victims and Offenders Legislative and Policing Measures to Combat Online Child Pornography Legal and Policing Challenges in Tackling Child Pornography The Controversy Over Virtual Child Pornography Summary Study questions Further ReadingThe Victimization of Individuals Online: Cyberstalking and Paedophilia Introduction The Emergence of Stalking as a Crime Problem Cyberstalking Online Paedophilia Thinking Critically About Online Victimization: Stalking and Paedophilia as Moral Panics? Summary Study Questions Further ReadingPolicing the Internet Introduction Public Policing and the Cybercrime Problem Pluralised Policing: The Involvement of Quasi-State and Non-State Actors in Policing the Internet Privatised 'For-Profit' Cybercrime Policing Explaining the Pluralisation and Privatisation of Internet Policing Critical Issues About Private Policing of the Internet Summary Study Questions Further ReadingCybercrimes and Cyberliberties: Surveillance, Privacy and Crime Control Introduction From Surveillance to Dataveillance: The Rise of the Electronic Web The Development of Internet Surveillance The Dilemmas of Surveillance as Crime Control: The Case of Encryption Summary Study questions Further reading
Cybercrime is a complex and ever-changing phenomenon. This book offers a clear and engaging introduction to this fascinating subject by situating it in the wider context of social, political, cultural and economic change. Taking into account recent developments in social networking and mobile communications, this new edition tackles a range of themes spanning criminology, sociology, law, politics and cultural studies, including:- computer hacking- cyber-terrorism- piracy and intellectual property theft- financial fraud and identity theft- hate speech- internet pornography- online stalking- policing the internet- surveillance and censorshipComplete with useful recommendations for further reading, incisive discussion questions and an updated glossary of key terms, Cybercrime and Society is an essential resource for all students and academics interested in cybercrime and the future of the Internet.

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