Digital Drift and the “Sense of Injustice”: Counter-Productive Policing of Youth Cybercrime

  title={Digital Drift and the “Sense of Injustice”: Counter-Productive Policing of Youth Cybercrime},
  author={Thomas J. Holt and Russell Brewer and Andrew Goldsmith},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  pages={1144 - 1156}
ABSTRACT Over the past several decades, criminological scholarship has increasingly focused on the problem of cybercrime including technology-enabled offending. Theoretical developments that account for these offences have not grown in tandem, leading to questions as to the nature of cybercriminality relative to traditional forms of offending. Recently, Goldsmith and Brewer proposed the conceptual framework of digital drift, extending elements of Matza’s original theories to the virtual… 
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