Power and the image : CCTV and televisual governance

  title={Power and the image : CCTV and televisual governance},
  author={J. D. Heydon},
The text addresses the ways in which camera surveillance and, primarily, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is used to support the efficacy of governmental authority. The primary concern is the extent to which the video image has become integral to the exercise and the legitimization of the use of power and to provide support for State prosecutions and surveillance with particular reference to Canada and the United Kingdom. The thesis begins by introducing a short history of the use of CCTV… Expand