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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3132: Surveillance, Security and the State

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Green, P. J., & Ward, T. (2000). State crime, human rights, and the limits of criminology. Social Justice27(1 (79), 101-115.

Lubbers, E. (2012). Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark. London: Pluto Press.

Lubbers, E. (2015). Undercover Research: Corporate and police spying on activists. An introduction to activist intelligence as a new field of surveillance. Surveillance & Society13(3/4), 338-353.

Marx, G. T. (1988). Undercover: police surveillance in America. Univ of California Press.

Marx, G. T. (2016). Windows into the soul: Surveillance and society in an age of high technology. University of Chicago Press.

Powell, A., Stratton, G., & Cameron, R. (2018). Digital criminology: Crime and justice in digital society. Routledge.

Smith, G. J., Bennett Moses, L., & Chan, J. (2017). The challenges of doing criminology in the big data era: Towards a digital and data-driven approach. The British journal of criminology57(2), 259-274.

Woodman, C. (2018). Spycops in context: A brief history of political policing in Britain. Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.