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Crime Online

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Yvonne Jewkes
Date Published
197 pages
With contributions from internationally recognized scholars, this book offers an authoritative account and analysis of key issues within the field of cybercrime.
Focusing on different constructions and manifestations of cybercrime, as well as diverse responses of its regulation, from known experts in the field of cybercrime, this book is essential reading for those with an interest in one of the most fascinating and growing areas of crime. Eleven scholarly contributions are presented from researchers and university professors to criminologists. The papers which comprise this book focus on the areas of cyber homicides, cyber suicides, cyber sex crime, cybercrime and crime control strategies, biometric solutions to identity-related cybercrime, international responses to Internet child pornography, the role of computer forensics in criminal investigations, Internet piracy, moral entrepreneurship and the social construction of a crime problem, football violence and the Internet, media and the construction of crime, computer mediated communications (CMC) and political activism, and crime control in a virtual reality. Index