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Hacked A Radical Approach to Hacker Culture and Crime

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ISBN-10: 1479869716

ISBN-13: 9781479869718

Edition: 2016

Authors: Kevin F. Steinmetz

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Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays hackers as deceptive, digital villains. But what do we actually know about them?              In Hacked, Kevin F. Steinmetz explores what it means to be a hacker and the nuances of hacker culture. Through extensive interviews with hackers, observations of hacker communities, and analyses of hacker cultural products, Steinmetz demystifies the figure of the hacker and situates the practice of hacking within the larger political and economic structures of capitalism, crime, and control.This captivating book challenges many of the common narratives of hackers, suggesting that not all forms of hacking are criminal and, contrary…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 11/29/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.90" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Kevin F. Steinmetz is AssistantProfessor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work atKansas State University.