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  • The Routledge Handbook of Technology, Crime and Justice

    Edited by M. R. McGuire, Thomas J. Holt

    Technology has become increasingly important to both the function and our understanding of the justice process. Many forms of criminal behaviour are highly dependent upon technology, and crime control has become a predominantly technologically driven process - one where ‘traditional’ technological…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Online Hate and Harmful Content

    Cross-National Perspectives

    By Teo Keipi, Matti Näsi, Atte Oksanen, Pekka Räsänen

    Over the past couple of decades, different types of hate material have become an increasing concern as the easy and often anonymous access to excessive amount online content has opened the internet up to both use and abuse. Indeed, by providing inexpensive and instantaneous access without necessary…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Cybercrime Through an Interdisciplinary Lens

    Edited by Thomas J. Holt

    Research on cybercrime has been largely bifurcated, with social science and computer science researchers working with different research agendas. These fields have produced parallel scholarship to understand cybercrime offending and victimization, as well as techniques to harden systems from…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Perspectives on Information

    Edited by Magnus Ramage, David Chapman

    Information is everywhere, and defines everything in today's society. Moreover, information is a key concept in a wide range of academic disciplines, from quantum physics to public policy. However, these disciplines all interpret the concept in quite different ways. This book looks at information…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age

    The Transhuman Condition

    By Jeff Pruchnic

    It has become increasingly difficult to ignore the ways that the centrality of new media and technologies — from the global networking of information systems and social media to new possibilities for altering human genetics — seem to make obsolete our traditional ways of thinking about ethics and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Software, Infrastructure, Labor

    A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares

    By Ned Rossiter

    Infrastructure makes worlds. Software coordinates labor. Logistics governs movement. These pillars of contemporary capitalism correspond with the materiality of digital communication systems on a planetary scale. Ned Rossiter theorizes the force of logistical media to discern how subjectivity and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26

  • An Introduction to Cyberpsychology

    Edited by Irene Connolly, Marion Palmer, Hannah Barton, Gráinne Kirwan

    An Introduction to Cyberpsychology is the first book to provide a student-oriented introduction to this rapidly growing and increasingly studied topic. It is designed to encourage students to critically evaluate the psychology of online interactions, and to develop appropriate research…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29

  • The Digital Divide

    The Internet and Social Inequality in International Perspective

    Edited by Massimo Ragnedda, Glenn W. Muschert

    This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well as empirical evidence, this book defines ‘the digital divide’ as the unequal access and utility of internet…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Media, Politics and the State

    Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

    Edited by Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs

    This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism…

    Paperback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Infoglut

    How Too Much Information Is Changing the Way We Think and Know

    By Mark Andrejevic

    Today, more mediated information is available to more people than at any other time in human history. New and revitalized sense-making strategies multiply in response to the challenges of "cutting through the clutter" of competing narratives and taming the avalanche of information. Data miners, "…

    Paperback – 2013-06-17

  • Internet and Surveillance

    The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media

    Edited by Christian Fuchs, Kees Boersma, Anders Albrechtslund, Marisol Sandoval

    The Internet has been transformed in the past years from a system primarily oriented on information provision into a medium for communication and community-building. The notion of “Web 2.0”, social software, and social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have emerged in this…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Human Services in the Network Society

    Edited by Neil Ballantyne, Walter La Mendola

    The Internet and the many applications it supports continue to transform and expand the ways in which it is possible to relate, communicate, collaborate, and perform human service work. In this book, human service researchers and practitioners explore major opportunities and challenges to well…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13

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