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Observing deviancy online

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There is a plethora of data readily available to researchers on the Web, how to access and collect it though can be problematic, with each method having various validity, sampling and ethical issues to consider. The aim of this research has been to evaluate methodologies for understanding deviancy online. This research is conducted in the context of questions surrounding the potentially deviant practice of individuals who circumnavigate authorised channels by purchasing prescription only medicine online, Illegitimate rather than illegal behaviour. The aim being to establish methodologies for obtaining useful data about deviancy online via an investigation into the different methods of data collection from web forums

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Sugiura, Lisa, Pope, Catherine, Weal, Mark J. and Webber, Craig (2012) Observing deviancy online At Digital Research 2012, United Kingdom. 10 - 12 Sep 2012. 4 pp.

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Published date: 10 September 2012
Venue - Dates: Digital Research 2012, United Kingdom, 2012-09-10 - 2012-09-12
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences, Electronics & Computer Science, Social Sciences


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ORCID for Catherine Pope: ORCID iD
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Date deposited: 07 Dec 2012 09:23
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:13

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Author: Lisa Sugiura
Author: Catherine Pope ORCID iD
Author: Mark J. Weal ORCID iD
Author: Craig Webber

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