• Lisa Sugiura
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity book series (PSCYBER)


This chapter provides concluding remarks, drawing together the research on the opportunities and risks for online medicine consumers. It highlights the significance of the respectable deviance framework in understanding how consumers utilise the opportunities and respond to the risks involved in online medicine purchasing. It is argued that an analysis of online medicine purchasing must be located in a critical discussion of construction and hegemony.


The Web Consumers Deviance Respectability Hegemony 


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  • Lisa Sugiura
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  1. 1.University of PortsmouthPortsmouthUK

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