Security and Risk Technologies in Criminal Justice
Security and Risk Technologies in Criminal Justice takes students through the evolution of risk technology devices, processes, and prevention. This seminal text unpacks technology’s influence on our understanding of governance and social order in areas of criminal justice, policing, and security. With a foreword by leading scholar, Kevin Haggerty, the collection consists of three sections that explore the impact of big data, traditional risk practices, and the increased reliance on technology in criminal justice. Eight chapters offer diverse examples that are linked by themes of preventative justice, calculability of risk, the theatre and reality of technology, and the costs of justice. With both national and international appeal, this vital resource is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students in criminology, police studies, or sociology.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements Foreword: The Unarticulated Political Appeals of Security-related Risk Technologies Kevin D. Haggerty Introduction Stacey Hannem, Aaron Doyle, Christopher J. Schneider, and Carrie B. Sanders Section I: Big Data and Crime Risks Chapter 1: Technology and Resistance in Mass Preventative Justice Pat O’Malley Chapter 2: Can “Big Data” Analytics Predict Policing Practice? Janet Chan and Lyria Bennett Moses Section II: The Limits and Implications of Criminal Justice Risk Technologies in Practice Chapter 3: The Ion Mobility Spectrometry Device and Risk Management in Canadian Federal Correctional Institutions Stacey Hannem Chapter 4: Nodal Governance and Technologies of Control: One Approach to Risk Mitigation in Ontario Carrie B. Sanders, Debra Langan, Katy Cain, and Taylor Knipe Chapter 5: Enrolling Brain Imaging: How Psychopathy Becomes a “Neuro” Fact Martin Dufresne, Dominique Robert and Silvian Roy Section III: Changing Risk Practices in Criminal Justice Institutions Chapter 6: Policing and Media: Social Media as Risk Media Christopher J. Schneider Chapter 7: Risk Aversion and the Remand Population Explosion in Ontario Aaron Doyle and Laura McKendy Chapter 8: Smart Borders? Customs, Risk Targeting, and Internal Politics in a Border Agency Karine Côté-Boucher Conclusion Carrie B. Sanders, Stacey Hannem and Christopher J. Schneider Glossary Contributor Biographies Index
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