Surveillance, Crime and Social Control

1st Edition

Dean Wilson, Clive Norris

Routledge
Published August 23, 2018
Reference - 610 Pages
ISBN 9781138378339 - CAT# K398153
Series: International Library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology - Second Series

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Summary

Post 9/11 the need for an expansion of surveillance and greater expenditure on surveillance capabilities has been argued for by government and industry to help combat terrorism. This has been coupled with increasing incorporation of surveillance technologies into the routine practice of criminal justice. This important collection draws together key contemporary writings to explore how the surveillance gaze has been directed in the name of crime control. Key issues include theories on surveillance, CCTV, undercover police surveillance, bodies databases and technologies, and surveillance futures. It will be an essential collection for law librarians and criminologists.

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