SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1

Citation: Lippert, R., &  Wilkinson, B. (2010). Capturing crime, criminals and the public’s imagination: Assembling crime stoppers and CCTV surveillance. Crime, Media, Culture, 6(2), 131–152.

Description: This article explores how the use of closed circuit TV images and other surveillance images are used to construct images of crime.

Learning Objective: 8-5: An analysis of the ways in which media and popular culture have helped us to conceptualize various forms of surveillance through their representation in newspapers, television, films, music, art, and so on, and how the “viewer society” that traditional and “new” media have given rise to synthesizes panoptic and synoptic models of surveillance.


Article 2

Citation: Haggerty, K. D., Wilson, D., & Smith, G. J. D. (2011). Theorizing surveillance in crime control. Theoretical Criminology, 15(3), 231–237.

Description: This article explores surveillance as a crime control technique.

Learning Objective: 8-3: A discussion of the extent to which surveillance technologies and systems are linked to form carceral networks of disciplinary power.