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Governing Refugees: The Relevance of Governmentality to Understanding the International Refugee Regime
Studies of national policy domains informed by social theory have usually adopted state-centered approaches. An alternative to such approaches is one inspired by Michel Foucault's later writings onExpand
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Policing Property and Moral Risk Through Promotions, Anonymization and Rewards: Crime Stoppers Revisited
This article explores promotions, anonymity and rewards as techniques of governance in Canadian Crime Stoppers (CS) programmes by analysing texts and personal interviews. The function of CS Crime ofExpand
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Advancing governmentality studies
Criminology has been significantly influenced by governmentality studies and the social constructionist perspective on social problems. Despite emerging in distinctive academic networks, this articleExpand
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Urban Revitalization, Security, and Knowledge Transfer: The Case of Broken Windows and Kiddie Bars
  • Randy K. Lippert
  • Political Science
  • Canadian journal of law and society
  • 1 August 2007
Résumé Cet article analyse le projet de revitalisation urbaine d'un centre-ville canadien et le problème que posait la mise en lumière d'aspects négligés de relance urbaine, de sécurité publique etExpand
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Eyes Everywhere : The Global Growth of Camera Surveillance
Preface, Aaron Doyle, Randy Lippert and David Lyon 1. Introduction, Aaron Doyle, Randy Lippert and David Lyon Part 1: Situating Camera Surveillance Growth 2. 'There's no Success like Failure andExpand
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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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Security Assemblages: Airport Security, Flexible Work, and Liberal Governance
Security has become a more intense focus of public debate and concern following the events of September 11, 2001. In North America, especially, much media and political discourse has centered on theExpand
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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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‘Clean and safe’ passage: Business Improvement Districts, urban security modes, and knowledge brokers
This paper interrogates the complex role of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in securing and shaping conduct in public retail and ‘entertainment’ spaces in Canadian cities. Adopting aExpand
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Security Intelligence Networks and the Transformation of Contract Private Security
This article explores the transformation of contract private security and security intelligence networks by drawing on results of a 2003 survey of contract security firms in Ontario, Canada.Expand
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