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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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ISBN13: 9781843920014
ISBN: 1843920018
Published: June 2005
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00

Computer technologies in general and the Internet in particular have had a massive impact on the type and scope of offences being committed, and on the organization of the policing and detection of criminal and deviant behaviour. Yet the complexities of these new developments and their wider social impact are little understood. This book has the aim of shedding light on the nature of the relationship between crime, deviance and the Internet. The book: encompasses both criminological and sociological approaches in understanding ""cyber deviance"" as well as cyber-crime; explores the potential of the Internet to construct identities, in particular criminal identities; makes an important contribution to the debate on this rapidly expanding area and at the same time is ideal as a teaching text for courses on the Internet and society; and includes chapters on different types of criminal and/or deviant behaviour and its relation to the Net.

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Part 1 Introduction; 1 Crime, deviance and the disembodied self: transcending the dangers of corporeality (Yvonne Jewkes and Keith Sharp); 2 Investigating cyber society: a consideration of ethical and practical issues surrounding online research (Andrew DiMarco and Heather DiMarco)
Part 2 Identities, sexualities and deviance in cyber space; 3 Cyberpunters and cyberwhores: prostitution on the internet (Keith Sharp and Sarah Early); 4 The electronic cloak: secret sexual deviance in cyber society (Heather DiMarco); 5 Cyber chattels: buying brides and babies on the net (Gayle Letherby and Jen Marchbank); 6 Cyberstalking: an international approach (Janice Joseph) Part 3 New crimes, new ways to break the law; 7 The creation of E-identity: towards the secularisation of the self (David Wall); 8 The hacker identity: boys with toys - misogynists or maestros? (Paul Taylor); 9 Digital counter-cultures - 'Hacktivism' and the nature of electronic politics (Rinella Cere); 10 Policing the Net: cyber crime and cyber liberties (Yvonne Jewkes); Index