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Capturing crime, criminals and the public’s imagination: Assembling Crime Stoppers and CCTV surveillance
This article explores Crime Stoppers’ use of CCTV images as a node of a surveillant assemblage via analysis of a sample of Crime Stoppers advertisements deploying CCTV images supplemented byExpand
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Animal house: University risk environments and the regulation of students' alcohol use.
BACKGROUND This article extends the risk environment framework to understand the factors that universities identify as influencing university students' risky drinking behaviours and universitiesExpand
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Relationships and Conflicts in University Corporate Security Networks
Corporate security at Canadian public universities employs private security officers, special constables, and also peace officers to provide numerous security services.1 Similar to their counterpartsExpand
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‘The right people to do the right job … ’: Legitimation work of municipal corporate security personnel
Corporate security units have emerged in municipal governments across North America. They resemble corporate security units found in private corporations, yet they are publically funded. PresentlyExpand
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Legitimacy, professionalisation and expertise in public sector corporate security
This article examines issues of legitimacy, professionalisation and expertise in two understudied domains of public sector security provision: municipal and university corporate in-house security. ToExpand
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Spins, Stalls, and Shutdowns: Pitfalls of Qualitative Policing and Security Research
Dieser Beitrag behandelt zentrale Elemente qualitativer Forschung in Uberwachungs- und Sicherheitseinrichtungen, wozu auch im Forschungsprozess wirksame Barrieren und Strategien des Umgangs mitExpand
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Moving Images Through an Assemblage: Police, Visual Information, and Resistance
Through interviews with police and document analysis this article examines the movement of video surveillance images from source to police to the courts in order to assess and refine the surveillantExpand
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Legitimizing Security in the Ivory Tower: Canadian University Corporate Security Services' Public Quest for Legitimacy.
  • Blair Wilkinson
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Canadian review of sociology = Revue canadienne…
  • 1 May 2016
This article examines how university corporate security (UCS) services engage in legitimation work in their attempts to make their university communities (i.e., faculty, staff, students) andExpand
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