Crimes of the Internet / Edition 1

Crimes of the Internet / Edition 1

by Frank J. Schmalleger, Michael Pittaro
     
 

This book contains 31 original scholarly articles on all aspects of cybercrime—from emerging global crimes of the Internet, to criminological perspectives on cybercrime to investigating and prosecuting cybercrimes. Offering a collection of previously unpublished works, this book examines emerging global crimes, challenges faced by law enforcement, and the

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This book contains 31 original scholarly articles on all aspects of cybercrime—from emerging global crimes of the Internet, to criminological perspectives on cybercrime to investigating and prosecuting cybercrimes. Offering a collection of previously unpublished works, this book examines emerging global crimes, challenges faced by law enforcement, and the underlying reasons for the rise in such activities. Through a variety of essays, it explores the role of the cybercriminal, the victim, and the cybercriminal’s impact on the criminal justice system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132318860
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/12/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I — Online Predatory Child Victimization & Exploitation

  1. Sexual Addiction to the Internet: From Curiosity to Compulsion (Pittaro)
  2. Pedophilia, Pornography, and Stalking: Analyzing Child Victimization in the Internet (Jaishankar / Halder / Ramdoss)
  3. Internet Child Sexual Exploitation: Offenses, Offenders, and Victims (Huang)
  4. Cyberbullying: A Transnational Perspective (Jaishankar & Shariff)
  5. Internet Crimes: Youth and Children (Raghavan / Ranjan / Veddy)

Part II — Emerging Global Crimes of the Internet

6. Online Pharmaceutical Sales and Challenges for Law Enforcement (Finley)

7. Charges Without Borders: Consumer Credit Card Fraud in Ghana (Davison)

8. Regulating Cyberstalking (Basu / Jones)

9. Internet Gambling (Geiss / Brown / Pontell)

10. Nature and Distribution of Phishing (Stroik / Huang)

11. You can't cheat an Honest Man: Making ($$$s and) Sense of the Nigerian Email Scams (Thomas / King)

12. Identity Theft Causes, Correlates, and Factors: A Content Analysis (Berg)

13. Internet Fraud and Cybercrime (Levin / Cukier)

Part III — Criminological Perspectives on Cybercrime

14. Space Transition Theory (Jaishankar)

15. Routine Activities Theory and Internet Crime (Cox et al)

16. The Rhetoric of Hackers’ Neutralizations (Turgeman-Goldschmidt)

17. Lone Hacks or Group Cracks: Examining the Social Organization of Computer Hackers (Holt)

18. It’s like Printing Money: Piracy on the Internet (Nhan)

19. The Warez Scene: Digital Piracy in the Online World (Ponte)

20. The Internet and Crime Trends (Ouimet)

21. Internet Gambling: Birth of a Victimless Crime (Giacopassi / Pitts)

Part IV — Investigating and Prosecuting Cybercrimes

22. Investigating Computer Crime (Hinduja)

23. Criminal Profiling and Cybercriminal Investigation (Shoemaker / Kennedy)

24. Digital Evidence (Scarborough et al)

25. The Dateline Effect: Internet Stings (Rubenser et al)

26. Evidence Issues Involved in Prosecuting Internet Crime (Roberson)

27. The Politics of Internet Crime (Marion)

28. The Fourth Amendment Impact on Electronic Evidence (Obinyan et al)

Part V — Cyber Terrorism: The “New” Face of Terrorism

29. The Dark Side of the Web: Terrorists Use of the Internet (Damphousse)

30. Cyberterrorism: Problems, Perspectives, and Prescription (Madhava Soma Sundaram /Jaishankar)

31. Cyberterrorism and the Law (Walker)

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