In this course students will be introduced to the theory of surveillance. They will be able to understand the theoretical background to surveillance studies and the identification of surveillance societies, with specific emphasis on techno-social relations.
Week 1 – Sociology of law, crime & technology
Week 2 – Risk, danger and subjective insecurity
Week 3 – The rhetoric of surveillance: from Bentham to Foucault
Week 4 – Criminology, deviation, victimology & surveillance
Week 5 – Surveillance and policing
Week 6 – Surveillance societies
Week 7 – Sousveillance and counterveillance
Hours of dedication
5 hours a week. Total amount of hours: 35
Professionals and researchers with expertise and skills geared towards developing security strategies in a broad sense and from several perspectives.