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Law (LAWS)

Department of Law
Faculty of Public Affairs

LAWS 4304 [0.5 credit]

Policing and Social Surveillance

A wide-ranging theoretical consideration of the emergence and transformation of “policing” activities through an examination of law and changes in social relations, with special attention to the myriad agencies involved in contemporary security provision. Evolving notions of risk, surveillance, the state, and the private-public dichotomy.
Prerequisite: fourth-year Honours standing
Seminars three hours a week.

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