Dot.Cons: Crime, Deviance and Identity on the Internet / Edition 1

Dot.Cons: Crime, Deviance and Identity on the Internet / Edition 1

by Yvonne Jewkes
     
 

Researchers and professors in media studies, social justice, health studies, sociology, and law offer papers delving into the dynamics of criminal and deviant behavior on the Internet. Jewkes (criminology, U. of Hull) edits topics including cyberpunters and cyberwhores: prostitution on the internet; maestros or misogynists? gender and the social construction of… See more details below

Overview

Researchers and professors in media studies, social justice, health studies, sociology, and law offer papers delving into the dynamics of criminal and deviant behavior on the Internet. Jewkes (criminology, U. of Hull) edits topics including cyberpunters and cyberwhores: prostitution on the internet; maestros or misogynists? gender and the social construction of hacking; and investigating cybersociety: a consideration of the ethical and practical issues surrounding online research in chat rooms. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843920007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

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).

Table of Contents

About the authors
1Crime, deviance and the disembodied self: transcending the dangers of corporeality1
2Policing the Net: crime, regulation and surveillance in cyberspace15
3Cyberpunters and cyberwhores: prostitution on the Internet36
4The electronic cloak: secret sexual deviance in cybersociety53
5Cyber-chattels: buying brides and babies on the Net68
6What a tangled web we weave: identity theft and the Internet86
7Cyberstalking: an international perspective105
8Maestros or misogynists? Gender and the social construction of hacking126
9Digital counter-cultures and the nature of electronic social and political movements147
10Investigating cybersociety: a consideration of the ethical and practical issues surrounding online research in chat rooms164
References180
Index194

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