“Well its remote, I suppose, innit?” The relational politics of bird-watching through the CCTV lens

  title={“Well its remote, I suppose, innit?” The relational politics of bird-watching through the CCTV lens},
  author={Charlotte Nesta Louise Chambers},
  journal={Scottish Geographical Journal},
  pages={122 - 134}
  • C. Chambers
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Sociology
  • Scottish Geographical Journal
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