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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Online Fraud

Cassandra Cross.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 12777 words.

Each year, millions of individuals worldwide find themselves victims of online fraud. Whether it is responding to a fraudulent email with bank account details or being defrauded through a...

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Internet Adoption and Online Behaviour Among American Street Gangs

Richard K. Moule, David C. Pyrooz and Scott H. Decker.

in The British Journal of Criminology

November 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9966 words.

The globalization of street gangs has drawn attention to the mechanisms associated with the diffusion of gang culture. One mechanism, the Internet, is of growing interest to gang...

A Crime Script Analysis of the Online Stolen Data Market

Alice Hutchings and Thomas J. Holt.

in The British Journal of Criminology

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9602 words.

The purpose of this study is to better understand the online black market economy, specifically relating to stolen data, using crime script analysis. Content analysis of 13 English- and...

Pleasure Zones and Murder Boxes: Online Pornography and Violent Video Games as Cultural Zones of Exception

Rowland Atkinson and Thomas Rodgers.

in The British Journal of Criminology

November 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9309 words.

New media formats and technologies raise questions about new-found abilities to indulge apparently limitless violent and sadistic curiosity within our culture. In this context, the...

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‘#It’s Dangerous’: The Online World of Drug Dealers, Rappers and the Street Code

Marta-Marika Urbanik and Kevin D Haggerty.

in The British Journal of Criminology

October 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9978 words.

Abstract

As the digital divide has narrowed, the internet and social media have become more accessible to disadvantaged populations, including drug dealers,...

Cybercriminal Networks, Social Ties and Online Forums: Social Ties Versus Digital Ties Within Phishing and Malware Networks

E. Rutger Leukfeldt, Edward R. Kleemans and Wouter P. Stol.

in British Journal Of Criminology

May 2017; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9873 words.

Abstract

Online forums serve as offender convergence settings for cybercriminals, but it is unknown whether all cybercriminal networks use forums. Important...

Online Victimization of Andaman Jarawa Tribal Women: An Analysis of the ‘Human Safari’ Youtube Videos (2012) and Its Effects

Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar.

in The British Journal of Criminology

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 8664 words.

In 2012, some tour operators in Andaman Islands used the Jarawa tribal women as private advertisements (Human Safari). The British Journalist Gethin Chamberlain brought this issue to the...

The Threat of Exploitation in the Adult Sex Market: A Pilot Study of Online Sex Worker Advertisements

Michael Skidmore, Sarah Garner, Callyane Desroches and Nikhita Saggu.

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

June 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Policing; Criminology; Forms of Crime. 4095 words.

Abstract

Trafficking and exploitation are central elements of the serious and organized crime threat for local police forces to deal with, but remain largely...

Online Gambling and Crime: Causes, Controls and Controversies. By James Banks (Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014, 182pp. £60.00 hb)

Kevin F. Steinmetz.

in The British Journal of Criminology

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 1264 words.

RE-LEGALIZATION OR DE-LEGALIZATION?

Xuanyu Huang.

in The British Journal of Criminology

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9264 words.

In recent years, the rise of online mass protests targeting high-profile criminal cases has become a prominent social phenomenon in China. In this study, I explore how the...

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The Blue Line on Thin Ice: Police Use of Force Modifications in the Era of Cameraphones and YouTube

Gregory R. Brown.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 10169 words.

Today, the ubiquity of cameraphones and online social media’s contributions to sociopolitical discourses on policing have exponentially increased the public’s exposure to police...

Cyberhate on Social Media in the aftermath of Woolwich: A Case Study in Computational Criminology and Big Data

Matthew L. Williams and Pete Burnap.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 11945 words.

This paper presents the first criminological analysis of an online social reaction to a crime event of national significance, in particular the detection and propagation of cyberhate on...

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Criminal law

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Criminology Skills

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 7073 words.

This chapter explains the two main sources of criminal law in the UK: legislation, that is, Acts of Parliament (or statutes), and case law. It discusses the process by which Acts of...

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Media and web sources

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

in Criminology Skills

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Criminology. 11422 words.

This chapter focuses on media and web sources of information about crime and criminology. It first considers the different media sources-newspapers, broadcast media, and fiction-and...

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Why Do Offenders Tape Their Crimes? Crime and Punishment in the Age of the Selfie

Sveinung Sandberg and Thomas Ugelvik.

in British Journal Of Criminology

September 2017; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9881 words.

Abstract

New technologies have changed the way we produce and relate to images. Three socio-cultural trends and associated offender motivations stand out when...

The Scammers Persuasive Techniques Model

Monica T. Whitty.

in The British Journal of Criminology

July 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9772 words.

This study examined the persuasive techniques employed by criminals in the online dating romance scam. Twenty participants were interviewed, including financial and non-financial victims....

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Violence and Carceral Masculinities in Felony Fights

Michael Salter and Stephen Tomsen.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 7668 words.

Contemporary culture is replete with carnivalesque representations of violence and this has accelerated with the development of online technology. Felony Fights is a website and set of DVDs...

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Crowdsourcing Subjective Perceptions of Neighbourhood Disorder: Interpreting Bias in Open Data

Reka Solymosi, Kate J Bowers and Taku Fujiyama.

in The British Journal of Criminology

June 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 9635 words.

Abstract

New forms of data are now widely used in social sciences, and much debate surrounds their ideal application to the study of crime problems....

Criminology Skills

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski.

March 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Criminology. 432 pages.

Criminology Skills covers both study skills and research skills in one manageable volume. The text is designed to enable you to develop an integrated understanding of the key...

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Criminology

Edited by Chris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin and Emma Wincup.

June 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Criminology. 600 pages.

Criminology is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students approaching the subject for the first time. It offers a comprehensive overview of key criminological issues from...

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