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
     
 

ISBN-10: 184392000X

ISBN-13: 9781843920007

Pub. Date: 01/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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)

Table of Contents

About the authorsvii
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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