For all the recent research on public policing, national security, and private contract security in sociology, criminology, and related social science disciplines, surprisingly little scholarly attention has been paid to corporate security. Increasingly, corporate security is playing an important...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements
Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives examines the diverse, complex, and mutating practice of providing sanctuary to asylum-seekers. The ancient tradition of church sanctuary underwent a revival in the late 1970s. Immigrants living without legal status and their supporters, first in the...
Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World
Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London,...
Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge
The Global Growth of Camera Surveillance
In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge