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The Resource Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime, Kevin F. Steinmetz

Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime, Kevin F. Steinmetz

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Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime
Title
Hacked
Title remainder
a radical approach to hacker culture and crime
Statement of responsibility
Kevin F. Steinmetz
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays the figure of the hacker distinctly: a deceptive, digital villain. But what do we actually know about hackers? In Hacked, Kevin F. Steinmetz explores what it means to be a hacker and the nuances of hacker culture. Through extensive interviews with hackers, observations of hacker communities, and analyses of hacker cultural products, Steinmetz demystifies the figure of the hacker and situates the practice of hacking within larger political and economic structures of capitalism, crime, and control. This captivating book challenges many of the common narratives of hackers, suggesting that not all forms of hacking are criminal and, contrary to popular opinion, the broader hacker community actually plays a vital role in our information economy. Hacked thus explores how governments, corporations, and other institutions attempt to manage hacker culture through the creation of ideologies and laws that protect powerful economic interests. Not content to simply critique the situation, Steinmetz ends his work by providing actionable policy recommendations that aim to redirect focus from the individual to corporations, governments, and broader social issues. A compelling study, Hacked helps us understand not just the figure of the hacker but also digital crime and social control in our high-tech society.-- Back cover
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DLC
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Steinmetz, Kevin F.,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Alternative criminology series
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  • Computer crimes
  • Computer crimes
  • Hackers
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology
Label
Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime, Kevin F. Steinmetz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: toward a radical criminology of hackers -- Setting the stage -- The front end of hacking -- Craft(y)ness -- On authority and protocol -- The radical turn -- The [hack] mode of production -- Crafting a crackdown -- Conclusion -- Appendix: field research lists -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the author
Control code
946161281
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 285 pages
Isbn
9781479869718
Lccn
2016023927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946161281
Label
Hacked : a radical approach to hacker culture and crime, Kevin F. Steinmetz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: toward a radical criminology of hackers -- Setting the stage -- The front end of hacking -- Craft(y)ness -- On authority and protocol -- The radical turn -- The [hack] mode of production -- Crafting a crackdown -- Conclusion -- Appendix: field research lists -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About the author
Control code
946161281
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 285 pages
Isbn
9781479869718
Lccn
2016023927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946161281

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