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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 a
Private Eyes and Public Order: Policing and Surveillance in the Suppression of Animal Rights Activists in Canada
This article examines how policing, security, and intelligence agencies have networked with private agents in a campaign targeting Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) in Canada. SHAC is a network
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 use
Surveillance of environmental movements in Canada: critical infrastructure protection and the petro-security apparatus
Abstract A convergence of post-9/11 security governance practices and a dependence on extractive economies has resulted in changes to the way Canadian policing agencies classify environmental
Ethics review and freedom of information requests in qualitative research
Freedom of information (FOI) requests are increasingly used in sociology, criminology and other social science disciplines to examine government practices and processes. University ethical review
The Expansion and Normalization of Police Militarization in Canada
AbstractDespite extensive analysis of police militarization in the United States (US), the case in Canada has been overlooked. Building on Kraska’s (in Policing 1(4):501–513, 2007) framework of
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 et
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,
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 literature