CCTV and Policing: Public Area Surveillance and Police Practices in Britain

CCTV and Policing: Public Area Surveillance and Police Practices in Britain

by Benjamin J. Goold, B. J. Goold
     
 

CCTV and Policing considers how the introduction of closed circuit television (CCTV) has affected policing practices in Britain. Based on original field research, the volume examines the various factors that have shaped police CCTV use, and challenges claims that the spread of public area CCTV is indicative of a movement towards increasingly authoritarian forms of

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CCTV and Policing considers how the introduction of closed circuit television (CCTV) has affected policing practices in Britain. Based on original field research, the volume examines the various factors that have shaped police CCTV use, and challenges claims that the spread of public area CCTV is indicative of a movement towards increasingly authoritarian forms of policing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199265145
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Clarendon Studies in Criminology Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Under Surveillance
2. Theories of Surveillance and Security
3. Research Methods
4. Playing 'Little Brother'
5. Going by the Codes
6. Working Together?
7. Choosing Targets
8. The Impact of CCTV on Policing
9. Conclusions and Implications

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