There is no doubt that child pornography on the Internet is a serious and escalating problem. Some estimates are that up to 20 percent of pornography on the Internet involves depictions of minors, 90 percent of whom appear to be under the age of 12 years. Some offenders have been arrested with collections of up to one million images.
Richard Wortley is director of the Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science at University College, London, UK.Stephen Smallbone is professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.
"Internet Child Pornography: Causes, Investigation, and
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"Written by two criminal justice and science experts, this book offers an in-depth study rich in statistical evidence on Internet child pornography (ICP), encompassing various regions including Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East. . . . The book's extensive references and statistics are useful for both researchers and practitioners. Its background sections elaborating on the history of child pornography both online and offline and the demographics of offenders and victims are helpful to undergraduate students. Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice