TOOLS, STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES (II)

DESCRIPTION   CONTENTS – Participation and community involvement – Technologies for managing community safety – Communications and media relations – Management of human, material and financial resources – Statistics and data mining BIBLIOGRAPHY Leishman, F. and Mason, P., (2003). Policing and the media: facts fictions and factions. Cullompton, UK: Willan....

SECURITY SYSTEMS IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (II)

DESCRIPTION   CONTENTS – The challenge of coordination: forces, actors, jurisdictions – Public and private security – Foreign policy, international relations and defence BIBLIOGRAPHY Bittner, E. (1970). The Functions of the Police in Modern Society. Rockville, Md.: National Institute for Mental Health. Cole, D., and Lobel, J. (2007). Less safe,...

SOCIOLOGY AND HISTORY OF SURVEILLANCE

DESCRIPTION   CONTENTS – The rhetoric of surveillance: from Bentham to Foucault – Surveillance societies – Identification practices and techno-social relations (STS) – Surveillance, discrimination and gender – The IRISS project BIBLIOGRAPHY D. Lyon, K. Haggerty and K. Ball (eds) Routledge International Handbook of Surveillance Studies, London: Routledge, 2012....

SECURITY, DATA AND SURVEILLANCE

DESCRIPTION The purpose of this module is to introduce students in all the aspects related to data gathering (sensitive data, gathered in massive forms or using technological possibilities) under the data protection and right to privacy perspective. Methods and findings of the SLANDAIL project will be presented, funded by...

TOOLS, STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES (I)

DESCRIPTION This first part of tools will provide students with a general overview and under comparative perspective of the development of public and private security systems around the world, along with the coordination of different relevant branches in public administration settings. CONTENTS – Social prevention policy: community and conviviality...

SECURITY SYSTEMS IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (I)

DESCRIPTION This subject will provide students with a comprehensive and comparative overview of the development of legal frameworks, community policing and public security systems in a wide perspective. CONTENTS – Legal frameworks, policing, prison systems and prevention models – Public security systems: training, structures, deployment, functions, objectives – Community...

PRIVACY POLICY, LAW AND TECHNOLOGY

DESCRIPTION The aim of this module is to addressing the legal and sociological basis of the proliferation of the use of technology in the field of security, addressing risk-related issues, new professional profiles, administrative capacity and evaluation of externalities. Methods and findings of the ABC4EU project will be presented,...

SECURITY IN A GLOBAL WORLD

DESCRIPTION This subject explores the state of the art of the new risks associated to globalisation under public policy approach. Methods and findings of the SECILE project will be presented, funded by the European Commission. CONTENTS – Globalisation and new fears: terrorism, organised crime, cybercrime – The security industry...

SECURITY AND URBAN MANAGEMENT

DESCRIPTION In this module students will learn how to address specific problems related to security, technology and management issues and local policies, especially in relation to public space.Methods and findings of the GRAFFOLUTION project will be presented, funded by the European Commission. CONTENTS – Urban sociology and community safety...

SECURITY POLICY ANALYSIS

DESCRIPTION This module introduces students into the security policy analysis. It aims to comprehend the policy cycle (from design to evaluation including implementation), as well as diagnosing and defining public problems, dealing with stakeholders, emphasizing in concrete politics on security. In the practical part the EU commissioned RESPECT project...

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