Cybercrime, computer crime, Internet crime, and technosecurity have been of increasing concern to citizens, corporations, and governments since their emergence in the 1980s. Addressing both the conventional and radical theories underlying this emerging criminological trend, including feminist theory, social learning theory, and postmodernism, this text paves the way for those who seek to tackle the most pertinent areas in technocrime.
Technocrime and Criminological Theory challenges readers to confront the conflicts, gaps, and questions faced by both scholars and practitioners in the field. This book serves as an ideal primer for scholars beginning to study technocrime or as a companion for graduate level courses in technocrime or deviance studies.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 166
Weight: 494 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"This work offers not only traditional criminological inquiries into cybercrime, but also an essential critical criminological examination which is sorely needed. These studies help to define new areas of inquiry for social scientists."
-Thomas Holt, Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
"Technocrime has quickly emerged as a major new category of crime, impacting millions and often dominating news reports. This important volume fills a major void in the literature by applying the leading crime theories to the explanation of varied forms of technocrime and pointing to directionsfor further research."
-Robert Agnew, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology, Emory University; Past President, American Society of Criminology
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