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Risk, childhood, morality, and the internet: an anthropological study of internet sexual offending

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This thesis is an anthropological study of Internet sexual offending, more specifically the viewing of child abuse media. It is based on 17 months of participant-observation in UK group programs for individuals who had downloaded illegal child abuse media, semi-structured interviews with participants, program staff, and police, and staff focus groups. Through engaging directly with offenders and those managing them, it provides an in-depth, qualitative understanding of how Internet use an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of

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Supervisor
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:318b9067-f847-4798-9494-55e5a3ce1b52
Local pid:
ora:11744

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