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Cybercrime and Society

Third Edition


March 2019 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The Third Edition of Cybercrime and Society provides readers with expert analysis on the most important cybercrime issues affecting modern society.

The book has undergone extensive updates and expands on the topics addressed in the 2013 edition, with updated analysis and contemporary case studies on subjects such as: computer hacking, cyberterrorism, hate speech, internet pornography, child sex abuse, and policing the internet.

New author Kevin Steinmetz brings further expertise to the book, including an in-depth insight into computer hacking. The third edition also includes two new chapters:

  • “Researching and Theorizing Cybercrime” explains how criminological theories have been applied to various cybercrime issues, and also highlights the challenges facing the academic study of cybercrime.
  • “Looking toward the Future of Cybercrime” examines the implications for future cybercrimes, including biological implants, cloud-computing, state-sponsored hacking and propaganda, and the effects online regulation would have on civil liberties.

The book is supported by free online resources for lecturers and students, these consist of PowerPoint slides, Multiple-choice questions, access to SAGE video and journal articles, and links to blogs, datasets, and webpages.

Suitable reading for undergraduates and postgraduates studying cybercrime and cybersecurity.

 
Cybercrime and the Internet: An Introduction
 
Researching and Theorizing Cybercrime
 
Hackers, Crackers and Viral Coders
 
Political Hacking: From Hacktivism to Cyberterrorism
 
Virtual ‘Pirates’: Intellectual Property Theft Online
 
Cyber-Frauds, Scams and Cons
 
Illegal, Harmful and Offensive Content Online: From Hate Speech to ‘the Dangers’ of Pornography
 
Child Pornography and Child Sex Abuse Imagery
 
The Victimization of Individuals Online: Cyberstalking and Paedophilia
 
Policing the Internet
 
Cybercrimes and Cyberliberties: Surveillance, Privacy and Crime Control

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For Instructors

  • PowerPoint Slides for each chapter, to be used as guidelines for course content and adapted as needed for the module’s necessities.
  • Multiple Choice Questions designed to elaborate on chapter contents and further critical analysis on the key issues.

For Students

  • Free access to SAGE Videos and Podcasts, carefully selected to enhance the content discussed in the book.
  • Web links for each chapter. Including blogs, datasets, and webpages for Societies, hacktivist groups, online piracy news and more.

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ISBN: 9781526440655
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