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Crimes of the Internet

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ISBN-10: 0132318865

ISBN-13: 9780132318860

Edition: 2009

Authors: Frank J. Schmalleger, Michael Pittaro

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This book contains 31 original scholarly articles on all aspects of cybercrime--from emerging global crimes of the Internet, to criminological perspectives on cybercrime to investigating and prosecuting cybercrimes. Offering a collection of previously unpublished works, this book examines emerging global crimes, challenges faced by law enforcement, and the underlying reasons for the rise in such activities. Through a variety of essays, it explores the role of the cybercriminal, the victim, and the cybercriminal's impact on the criminal justice system. A reference for practicing criminal justice professionals as well as private investigators.
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Book details

List price: $124.40
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Michael Pittaro is the Assistant Director of Programs for Justice Works Youth Care and also serves as an adjunct criminal justice professor at Cedar Crest College (both in Allentown, PA). Michael holds a masters degree in public administration and a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Kutztown University, Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing a PhD in Criminal Justice from Capella University. He is the author and editor of more than a dozen scholarly publications and currently serves on the International Editorial Advisory Board for the International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Foreword
Preface
About the Editors
Online Predatory Child Victimization and Exploitation
Sexual Addiction to the Internet: From Curiosity to Compulsive Behavior (Pittaro)
Pedophilia, Pornography, and Stalking: Analyzing Child Victimization on the Internet (Jaishankar/Halder/Ramdoss)
Internet Child Sexual Exploitation: Offenses, Offenders, and Victims (Huang/Leopard/Brockman)
Cyber Bullying: A Transnational Perspective (Jaishankar/Shariff)
Internet Crimes: Youth and Children (Raghavan/Ranjan/Reddy)
Emerging Global Crimes of the Internet
Online Pharmaceutical Sales and the Challenge for Law Enforcement (Finley)
Charges Without Borders: Consumer Credit Card Fraud in Ghana (Davison)
Regulating Cyberstalking (Basu/Jones)
Internet Gambling (Geis/Brown/Pontell)
Nature and Distribution of Phishing (Stroik/Huang)
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man: Making ($$$s and) Sense of the Nigerian E-mail Scams (King/Thomas)
Identity Theft Causes, Correlates, and Factors: A Content Analysis (Berg)
Internet Fraud and Cyber Crime (Cukier/Levin)
Criminological Perspectives on Cyber Crime
Space Transition Theory of Cyber Crimes (Jaishankar)
Routine Activity Theory and Internet Crime (Cox/Johnson/Richards)
The Rhetoric of Hackers' Neutralizations (Turgeman-Goldschmidt)
Lone Hacks or Group Cracks: Examining the Social Organization of Computer Hackers (Holt)
"It's like Printing Money": Piracy on the Internet (Nhan)
The Warez Scene: Digital Piracy in the Online World (Ponte)
Internet and Crime Trends (Ouimet)
Internet Gambling: The Birth of a Victimless Crime? (Giacopassi/Pitts)
Investigating and Prosecuting Cyber Crimes
Investigating Computer Crime (Hinduja)
Criminal Profiling and Cyber Criminal Investigations (Shoemaker/Kennedy)
Digital Evidence (Scarborough/Rogers/Frakes/Martin)
The Dateline Effect: Internet Stings (Rubenser/Orvis/Rush)
Evidence Issues Involved in Prosecuting Internet Crime (Roberson)
The Politics of Internet Crimes (Marion)
The Fourth Amendment Impact on Electronic Evidence (Obinyan/Ikegwuonu/Vanderpuye)
Cyber Terrorism: The "New" Face of Terrorism
The Dark Side of the Web: Terrorists' Use of the Internet (Damphousse)
Cyber Terrorism: Problems, Perspectives, and Prescription (Soma Sundaram/Jaishankar)
Cyber Terrorism and the Law (Walker)
Index