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FPSY 6205 Psychological Aspects of Cybercrimes: Welcome & Course Readings

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FPSY 6205 Course Readings

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Argomaniz, J. (2015). European Union responses to terrorist use of the Internet. Cooperation & Conflict, 50(2), 250-268.

Bayraktar, F., Machackova, H., Dedkova, L., Cerna, A., & ŠevĨíková, A. (2015). Cyberbullying: The discriminant factors among cyberbullies, cybervictims, and cyberbully-victims in a Czech adolescent sample. Journal Of Interpersonal Violence, 30(18), 3192-3216. 

Bernstein, A. (2014). Abuse and harassment diminish free speech. Pace Law Review, 35(1), 1–30. (Accession No. edslexF38F8B98)

Brady, P. Q., Randa, R., & Reyns, B. W. (2016). From WWII to the world wide web: A research note on social changes, online 'places,' and a new online activity ratio for routine activity theory. Journal Of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 32(2), 129-147. 

Button, M., Nicholls, C., Kerr, J., & Owen, R. (2014). Online frauds: Learning from victims why they fall for these scams. Australian And New Zealand Journal Of Criminology, 47(3), 391-408.

Campbell, E. (2016). Policing paedophilia: Assembling bodies, spaces, and things. Crime, Media, Culture, 1741659015623598.

Choo, K.K.R. (2007). Zombies and botnets. Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice. 333, 1-6.

Darwinkel, E., Powell, M., & Tidmarsh, P. (n.d). Improving Police Officers' Perceptions of Sexual Offending Through Intensive Training. Criminal Justice And Behavior, 40(8), 895-908.

Donner, C. M., Jennings, W. G., & Banfield, J. (2015). The General Nature of Online and Off-Line Offending Among College Students. Social Science Computer Review, 33(6), 663-679.

Elçi, A. & Seçkin, Z. (2016). Cyberbullying awareness for mitigating consequences in higher education. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 0886260516646095.

Fiscus , K. (2016). Social media a big part of law enforcement, police in Calhoun county say. The Anniston Star. (Accession No. edsgcl.450330121)

Foley, C., May, D. C., Blevins, K. R., & Akers, J. (2015). An Exploratory Analysis of Cyber-Harassment of K-12 Teachers by Parents in Public School Settings. Educational Policy, 29(6), 879-902.

Gialopsos, B. M., & Carter, J. W. (2015). Offender Searches and Crime Events. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 31(1), 53-70. 

Goldsmith, A., & Brewer, R. (2015). Digital drift and the criminal interaction order. Theoretical Criminology, 19(1), 112-130. 

Henry, N. & Powell, A. (2016). Sexual violence in the digital age: The scope and limits of criminal law. Social & Legal Studies. 25(4), 397-418.

Henshaw, M., Ogloff, J. P., & Clough, J. A. (2015). Looking Beyond the Screen: A Critical Review of the Literature on the Online Child Pornography Offender. Sexual Abuse: A Journal Of Research And Treatment, 1079063215603690.

Holt, T. (2013). Examining the Forces Shaping Cybercrime Markets Online. Social Science Computer Review, 31(2), 165-177.

Huey, L., Nhan, J., & Broll, R. (n.d). 'Uppity civilians' and 'cyber-vigilantes': The role of the general public in policing cyber-crime. Criminology & Criminal Justice,13(1), 81-97.

Hui, D. L., Xin, C. W., & Khader, M. (2015). Understanding the behavioral aspects of cyber sexual grooming: Implications for law enforcement. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 17(1), 40-49.

Kloess, J. A., Beech, A. R., & Harkins, L. (2014). Online Child Sexual Exploitation: Prevalence, Process, and Offender Characteristics. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 15(2), 126-139.

Lavorgna, A. (2015). The online trade in counterfeit pharmaceuticals: New criminal opportunities, trends and challenges. European Journal Of Criminology,12(2), 226-241.

Laybats, C. & Tredinnick, L. (2016). Information security. Business Information Review. 33(2), 76-80.

Leppänen, A., Kiravuo, T. & Kaiantie, S. (2016). Policing the cyber-physical space. The Police Journal, 0032258X16647420.

Makin, D. A., & Morczek, A. L. (2015).  Investigating and prosecuting cyber crime: Forensic dependencies and barriers to justice. International Journal of Cyber Criminology. 9(1), 55-119.

Martin, J. (2014). Lost on the Silk Road: Online drug distribution and the 'cryptomarket'. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 14(3), 351-367.

McCuddy, T., & Vogel, M. (2015). More Than Just Friends: Online Social Networks and Offending. Criminal Justice Review (Sage Publications), 40(2), 169-189.

McGuffin, C., & Mitchell, P. (n.d). On domains: Cyber and the practice of warfare. International Journal, 69(3), 394-412.

Peters, M. A. & Besley, T. (2014). Islam and the end of European multiculturalism? From multiculturalism to civic integration. Policy Futures in Education. 12(1), 1-15.

Reyns, B. W., & Henson, B. (2016). The Thief With a Thousand Faces and the Victim With None: Identifying Determinants for Online Identity Theft Victimization With Routine Activity Theory. International Journal Of Offender Therapy & Comparative Criminology, 60(10), 1119-1139. 

Reyns, B. W., Henson, B., & Fisher, B. S. (2016). Guardians of the cyber galaxy: An empirical and theoretical analysis of the guardianship concept from routine activity theory as it applies to online forms of victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 32(2), 148-168. 

Smith, G. J. D. (2016). Surveillance, data and embodiment: On the work of being watched. Body & Society. 22(2), 108-139.

Thomas, G. (2016). A case for local neighbourhood policing and community intelligence in counter terrorism. Police Journal, 89(1), 31-54.

Trottier, D. (2015). Coming to terms with social media monitoring: Uptake and early assessment. Crime, Media, Culture, 11(3), 317-333.

Vakhitova, Z. I., Reynald, D. M., & Townsley, M. (2016). Toward the adaptation of routine activity and lifestyle exposure theories to account for cyber abuse victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 32(2), 169-188.

van Wilsem, J. (n.d). Hacking and Harassment-Do They Have Something in Common? Comparing Risk Factors for Online Victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 29(4), 437-453.

Vishwanath, A., Harrison, B. & Ng, Y. J. (2016). Suspicion, cognition, and automaticity model of phishing susceptibility. Communication Research 0093650215627483.

Warikoo, A. (2014). Proposed Methodology for Cyber Criminal Profiling. Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, 23(4-6), 172-178.

Westlake, B., Bouchard, M., & Frank, R. (2015). Assessing the Validity of Automated Webcrawlers as Data Collection Tools to Investigate Online Child Sexual Exploitation. Sexual Abuse: A Journal Of Research And Treatment, 1079063215616818.

Whittaker, E. & Kowalski, R. M. (2014). Cyberbullying via social media. Journal of School Violence. 14(1), 11-29.

Wilson, T., Maimon, D., Sobesto, B., & Cukier, M. (2015). The effect of a surveillance banner in an attacked computer system: Additional evidence for the relevance of restrictive deterrence in cyberspace. Journal Of Research In Crime And Delinquency, 52(6), 829-855.

Wolak, J., Evans, L., Nguyen, S., & Hines, D. A. (2013). Online Predators: Myth versus Reality. New England Journal of Public Policy, 25(1), 1-11.

Wolak, J., Finkelhor, D., Mitchell, K. J. & Ybarra, M. L. (2008). Online “predators” and their victims. American Psychologist. 63(2), 111-128.

Wright, M. F. (2015). Cyber victimization and the perceived stress: Linkages to late adolescents’ cyber aggression and psychological functioning. Youth & Society. 47(6), 789-810.

Wright, M.F. (2016). Cyber victimization on college campuses: Longitudinal associations with suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety. Criminal Justice Review. 41(2), 190-203.

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