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作者 Sugiura, Lisa, author
書名 Respectable deviance and purchasing medicine online : opportunities and risks for consumers / by Lisa Sugiura
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319744858 (electronic bk.)
9783319744841 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-74485-8 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xi, 172 pages) : digital ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
系列 Palgrave studies in cybercrime and cybersecurity
Palgrave studies in cybercrime and cybersecurity
附註 Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Contextualising the Online Pharmaceutical Trade -- Chapter 3. Opportunities in Online Medicine Purchasing -- Chapter 4. Challenging the Risks in Online Medicine Purchasing -- Chapter 5. Conclusion
This is a unique interdisciplinary exploration of the contemporary phenomenon of online medicine purchasing. In this research, Sugiura provides a criminological understanding of the sale of online medicines as well as the traditional illegal markets. Crucially, the practice is investigated from the perspective of web users, moving beyond the headlines and warning campaigns to contextualise the provision of medicines online, to describe this practice and subjective accounts of purchasing medicines from the Web. Drawing together established deviance theories, Respectable Deviance and Purchasing Medicine Online considers the construction of online medicine purchasing, the justifications presented to challenge how it is labelled, and how the behaviour is managed to show how the framing of risks and deviance is challenged online. Offering a much-needed a critical overview of the UK healthcare regulatory system, Sugiura also analyses literature, data and policy documents originating from different countries highlighting that the geographical locations of participants in web forums, online surveys and non-face-to-face interviews cannot always be verified. With broad implications for regulation and safety surrounding medicines online, this innovative and timely study contributes to current online healthcare debates and broadens our understanding of cybercrime. It will be of particular interest to scholars of cybercrime and those interested in the changing nature of deviance
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Drugs
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Crime and Society
Criminal Behavior
Crime Prevention
Medical Sociology
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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