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Digital sex

Fanghanel, Alexandra ORCID: 0000-0002-4041-561X (2021) Digital sex. In: Fanghanel, Alexandra ORCID: 0000-0002-4041-561X, Milne, Emma, Zampini, Giulia Federica ORCID: 0000-0002-9456-4792, Banwell, Stacy ORCID: 0000-0001-7395-2617 and Fiddler, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-0695-6770, (eds.) Sex and Crime. Key Approaches to Criminology . SAGE Publications Ltd, pp. 228-254. ISBN 978-1526491138 (In Press)

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The digital realm is vast. In this chapter, we are going to focus on the specific implications of the relationship between sex and digital culture to further our understanding of deviance and crime. In order to do this, we need to unpack some of what we think we know about digital cultures and pay attention to the distinctly political ways in which the digital realm operates when it comes to sexuality. In this chapter, we will first examine how the Internet and online domain have affected dating and relationship behaviours, including sexting, cybersex and ‘revenge porn’. The discussion will lead us into our second case study – the phenomenon of romance fraud and fraud in online romances. We will finish by examining how sexualised violence and harassment are exacted in online domains by focusing on trolls and what is called the ‘manosphere’.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Part Three: Sex, cultures, and crime; Chapter Eleven: Digital sex
Uncontrolled Keywords: sexting, cybersex, grooming, online dating, global inequalities
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > Crime, Law and (In) Security
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
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