Cyber Harassment and Policy Reform in the Digital Age: Emerging Research and Opportunities

  • 3h 22m
  • Mary Schmeida (eds), Ramona S. McNeal, Susan M. Kunkle
  • IGI Global
  • 2018

As the digital world assumes an ever-increasing role in the daily life of the public, opportunities to engage in crimes increase as well. The consequences of cyber aggression can range from emotional and psychological distress to death by suicide or homicide.

Cyber Harassment and Policy Reform in the Digital Age: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that examines cyber aggression and bullying and policy changes to combat this new form of crime. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as anti-bullying programs, cyberstalking, and social exclusion, this book is geared towards academicians, researchers, policy makers, and students seeking current research on cyberstalking, harassment, and bullying.

In this Book

  • Defining Online Aggression: From Cyberbullying to Nonconsensual Pornography
  • Victimization: Sexual Minorities
  • Legislative Response to Cyber Aggression: Federal and State-Local Policy Reform
  • Community Programs: Local School Boards and Anti-Bullying Programs
  • Explaining Policy Adoption: An Empirical Analysis
  • Policing Online Aggression: Policy Solutions and Challenges

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