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Watching the Workers: Crime, CCTV and the Workplace

  • Michael McCahill
  • Clive Norris

Abstract

The 1990s have seen a massive expansion of video surveillance in public space. All the major cities with a population over 500 000 boast city centre schemes, and there are in excess of 500 police and local authority schemes operating in high streets and smaller towns. However, while these developments have captured the headlines they have diverted attention away from another area where CCTV is increasingly extending its surveillance gaze: the workplace.

Keywords

Crime Prevention Informal Economy Security Manager Department Store Security Personnel 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael McCahill
    • 1
  • Clive Norris
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Comparative and Applied Social SciencesUniversity of HullUK
  2. 2.University of HullUK

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