Hacked: A Radical Approach to Hacker Culture and Crime (Alternative Criminology)
Kevin F. Steinmetz
Inside the life of a hacker and cybercrime culture.
Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays hackers as deceptive, digital villains. But what do we actually know about them?
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 the larger political and economic structures of capitalism, crime, and control.This captivating book challenges many of the
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Steinmetz provides a provocative approach to understanding hacking, hackers, and the place of hackers within the larger U.S. economy through this framework, and he