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Introduction: Trust and crime in information societies

Mansell, Robin and Collins, Brian S. (2005) Introduction: Trust and crime in information societies. In: Mansell, Robin and Collins, Brian S., (eds.) Trust and Crime in Information Societies. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9781847203397

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Abstract

Sociology, information and computer sciences, communications, and economics are among the perspectives of 15 papers commissioned by the British government's Foresight project on Cyber Trust and Crime prevention. The project was charged with exploring the application and implications of new generations of information and communication technologies in selected areas that are expected to present future opportunities and challenges for crime prevention. They consider possible drivers of the evolution of cyberspace, opportunities created by innovations in technology, threats and barriers to cyberspace development, and the feasibility of various crime prevention measures.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2005 Edward Elgar Publishing
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2008 09:01
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/9000/

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