Non-Fiction Books:

We Are Cyborgs

Developing a Theoretical Model for Understanding Criminal Behaviour on the Internet

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

We Are Cyborgs by Jorge Ramiro Perez Suarez
$47.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 14-17 May using standard courier delivery

Description

Technology has supposed a profound paradigm shift in human evolution, following Haraway's cyborg metaphor we have forged a profound psycho-social rapport with machines. This connectivity has also brought changes in crime patterns and fostered the development of cybercrime. From a criminological perspective, this work aims to explore the role of Per-Olof Wikstroms Situational Action Theory in explaining cybercrime by including Syke and Matza's neutralisation techniques in its formulation. The SAT-RI (SAT- Revised for the Internet) takes into consideration the interaction between cybercrime propensity (based essentially in moral perceptions), the internet, neutralisation techniques (cognitive scripts used as protection against blame) and self-control. The theory was tested by using a mixed methods design that includes an online survey (N= 709) and case studies (N= 20) stemming from interviews with law enforcement agents. Once the data was analysed, it was demonstrated that individuals with low self-control tend to have higher cybercrime propensity and are more prone to justify their acts by using adequate neutralisations. In addition, there are differences in the perceptions of cybercriminals by law enforcement agents depending on whether they are fraudsters, child sex abusers, sex abusers or hackers. The resulting theory can be useful in terms of prevention, as it can help design programmes that focus on the different stages of the cybercrime process (self-control, propensity or neutralisation). Also, the book calls for a more anthropological conception of cybercriminology called cyborg criminology.
Release date NZ
March 28th, 2017
Contributor
Prologue by Majid Yar
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Criminologia y Justicia Editorial
Dimensions
152x229x17
ISBN-13
9788494665943
Product ID
26801621

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 206 Banana Points