Understanding the perpetrators' online behaviour

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Martellozzo, E. 2010. Understanding the perpetrators' online behaviour. in: Davidson, J. and Gottschalk, P. (ed.) Internet child abuse: current research and policy Abingdon, UK Routledge-Cavendish. pp. 104-125
Chapter titleUnderstanding the perpetrators' online behaviour
AuthorsMartellozzo, E.
Abstract

[Publisher's description of the book that contains this chapter:] Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a core part of the formal education system in many countries. There is however, increasing evidence that the Internet is used by some adults to access children and young people in order to ‘groom’ them for the purposes of sexual abuse; as well as to produce and distribute indecent illegal images of children. This book presents and assesses the most recent and current research on internet child abuse, addressing: its nature, the behaviour and treatment of its perpetrators, international policy, legislation and protection, and policing. It will be required reading for an international audience of academics, researchers, policy-makers and criminal justice practitioners with interests in this area.

Research GroupCentre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (CATS)
LanguageEnglish
Page range104-125
Book titleInternet child abuse: current research and policy
EditorsDavidson, J. and Gottschalk, P.
PublisherRoutledge-Cavendish
Place of publicationAbingdon, UK
ISBN
Hardcover9780415697804
Publication dates
Print27 Jul 2010
Publication process dates
Deposited22 May 2012
Output statusPublished
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Ebook ISBN: 9780203847435 ; Hardback: 9780415559805

Web address (URL)http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415559805/
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