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Problematizing Carceral Tours
Tours of operational prisons and jails have been advocated by some academics as one way of conducting observational research inside carceral institutions and have also been employed as aExpand
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The polysemy of punishment memorialization: Dark tourism and Ontario's penal history museums
Contributing to debates about cultural representations of prisons and prisoners, as well as exploring the crossover between the dark tourism literature and cultural criminology, this article reflectsExpand
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Making Meaning out of Punishment: Penitentiary, Prison, Jail, and Lock-up Museums in Canada
Bien que la majeure partie de la recherche portant sur le tourisme pénal mette l’accent sur les musées de pénitenciers et de prisons célèbres ou historiquement importants, notamment Alcatraz etExpand
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Making up ‘Terror Identities’: security intelligence, Canada's Integrated Threat Assessment Centre and social movement suppression
Drawing on analysis of government records obtained using Access to Information Act (ATIA) requests, we examine policing and surveillance projects developed in preparation for three mega-events thatExpand
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‘They attacked the city’: Security intelligence, the sociology of protest policing and the anarchist threat at the 2010 Toronto G20 summit
Contributing to the sociological literature on protest policing at international summits, this article analyses security intelligence practices related to the 2010 G20 meetings in Toronto, Canada.Expand
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Criteria for quality in qualitative research and use of freedom of information requests in the social sciences
Access to information (ATI) and freedom of information (FOI) requests are an under-used means of producing data in the social sciences, especially across Canada and the United States. We useExpand
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High policing and access to information
Brodeur’s concept of high policing is now a staple in sociology and criminology. While scholars have added to debates about high policing by focusing on private provision and pluralization,Expand
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Governing Through Privacy: Authoritarian Liberalism, Law, and Privacy Knowledge*
In this article, we examine the production of privacy knowledge and uses of privacy law in relation to liberal governmentality. Understanding liberal governmentality remains critical insofar asExpand
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Staged authenticity in penal history sites across Canada
Literature on penal tourism has examined meanings of imprisonment and punishment communicated in infamous American (e.g. Alcatraz, Eastern State Penitentiary), Australian (e.g. Fannie Bay Gaol, PortExpand
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Making Punishment Memorialization Pay? Marketing, Networks, and Souvenirs at Small Penal History Museums in Canada
Existing literature on the commodification of punishment has yet to examine small penal history museums or related issues of tourism marketing, networking, and souvenirs. Bringing this literatureExpand
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