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The Politics of Surveillance for Crime Prevention

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the political aspect of surveillance for crime prevention. It provides the background on the different forms of surveillance that are designed to prevent crime in public places, ... More


Introduction

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about surveillance systems and crime prevention. It evaluates the effectiveness of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and ... More


Safer Streets, Safer Cities: Policy Choices for America

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores key policy choices and challenges that U.S. cities face in the use of major forms of public-surveillance approaches such as closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter offers some concluding thoughts and identifies future directions to help make public places safer in this age of surveillance. It suggests that there are other forms of surveillance ... More


Closed-Circuit Television

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras to prevent crime in public places. CCTV evaluations were carried out in four ... More


Improved Street Lighting

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the scientific evidence on the effectiveness of improved street lighting to prevent crime in public places. The findings reveal that although improved lighting can be effective ... More


Rights in Public Spaces

Helen Hershkoff and Stephen Loffredo

in Getting By: Economic Rights and Legal Protections for People with Low Income

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190080860
eISBN:
9780199364763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080860.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the rights of low-income persons, including those who “look poor” or homeless, to travel, to become members of a community, and to use public spaces, such as streets, parks, ... More


Understanding place and public policy

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that place should play a much more prominent role in policy making. The meaning of place is considered and five reasons for paying more attention to place are outlined: 1) ... More


‘An Attempt at Exhausting an Augmented Place in Paris’: Georges Perec, Observer-Writer of Urban Life, as a Mobile Locative Media User

Christian Licoppe

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter describes a thought experiment in which a modern-day Georges Perec, equipped with a smartphone and actively committed to the use of mobile locative media such as Foursquare, would make ... More


Public Privacy: Surveillance of Public Places and the Right to Anonymity

in Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762838
eISBN:
9780226762944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762944.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter, which argues for the regulation of the surveillance of public places in the context of public privacy and the right to anonymity in the United States, describes the extent of camera ... More


Shrines For Lares in Rome

Harriet I. Flower

in The Dancing Lares and the Serpent in the Garden: Religion at the Roman Street Corner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175003
eISBN:
9781400888016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter looks at the many types of shrines for lares in public places in Rome, from the largest to the smallest. It starts with two temples (aedes) and moves on through various local shrines to ... More


A Public School Man

Guy Cuthbertson

in Wilfred Owen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

C. K. Scott Moncrieff became a close friend of Wilfred Owen and an important part in his life. Born in Scotland, Scott was four years older than Owen. One thing Owen and Moncrieff had in common was ... More


Adapting to the future: vulnerable bodies, resilient practices

Deirdre Heddon and Sue Porter

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the ‘Walking Interconnections: Performing conversations of sustainability’ project and focuses on the potential contributions of disabled people to sustainability planning. It ... More


First Light

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Power Struggles: Scientific Authority and the Creation of Practical Electricity Before Edison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195829
eISBN:
9780262283120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195829.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes how the different inventions of bright light sources influenced public lighting systems. First of all, with the improvements in navigation aids for ships, more and more ... More


Politics and Policy; Affect and Effect

Nathan Brown

in Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619428
eISBN:
9780190619459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reflects on the current political dynamics in the Arab world, showing that the revival of politics in the sense of strong public debates has been hampered in its effects by problematic ... More


Touch in Its Social and Historical Aspects II

Aniket Jaaware

in Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282265
eISBN:
9780823286218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282265.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the social organization of touch. When one talks about the social organization of touch, they are talking about the organization of the meanings of the kinds of touch: That is ... More


Religion in the Public Square

David C. Steinmetz

in Taking the Long View: Christian Theology in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199768936
eISBN:
9780190258276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768936.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter considers debates in America over the role of religion in public life. In particular, it looks at controversies in Florida and Alabama over religious symbols in public places. It argues ... More


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