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Beyond the ‘all seeing eye’: Filipino migrant domestic workers’ contestation of care and control in Hong Kong (2019)
Journal Article
Johnson, M., Lee, M., McCahill, M., & Mesina, L. (2019). Beyond the ‘all seeing eye’: Filipino migrant domestic workers’ contestation of care and control in Hong Kong. Ethnos, https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2018.1545794

This paper draws on ethnographic data about Filipino migrant domestic workers’ perceptions of and responses to the use of surveillance cameras in the home to intervene in recent debates about surveillance, care and social control. On the one hand, ou... Read More

Surveillance, capital and resistance: theorizing the surveillance subject (2014)
Book
McCahill, M., & Finn, R. L. (2014). Surveillance, capital and resistance: theorizing the surveillance subject. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203069974

Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in... Read More

Crime, Surveillance and the Media (2012)
Book Chapter
McCahill, M. (2012). Crime, Surveillance and the Media. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies, 244 - 250. Routledge

The use of surveillance cameras in a Riyadh shopping mall: Protecting profits or protecting morality? (2011)
Journal Article
Alhadar, I., & McCahill, M. (2011). The use of surveillance cameras in a Riyadh shopping mall: Protecting profits or protecting morality?. Theoretical Criminology, 15(3), 315-330. doi:10.1177/1362480610396644

The rise of mass private property means that people increasingly spend their time in publicly accessible spaces controlled by private interests. Unlike public policing, which is reactive and morally toned, the policing that takes place in mass privat... Read More

The social impact of surveillance in three UK schools : 'angels', 'devils' and 'teen mums' (2010)
Journal Article
McCahill, M., & Finn, R. (2010). The social impact of surveillance in three UK schools : 'angels', 'devils' and 'teen mums'. Surveillance and Society, 7(3/4), 273-289. https://doi.org/10.24908/ss.v7i3/4.4156

Drawing upon the preliminary findings of a broader ESRC-funded project on the 'surveilled', this paper examines the social impact of 'new surveillance' technologies on the lives of school children living in a Northern City. We conducted fifteen one-h... Read More

Plural Policing and CCTV Surveillance (2008)
Book Chapter
McCahill, M. (2008). Plural Policing and CCTV Surveillance. Surveillance and Governance: Crime Control and Beyond, 199 - 219. Emerald Publishing

This chapter aims to make a contribution to recent debates on the 'governance of security' (Johnston & Shearing, 2003) by drawing upon empirical research conducted by the author and other writers on 'plural policing' and the construction of close... Read More

CCTV: Beyond penal modernism? (2006)
Journal Article
Norris, C., & McCahill, M. (2006). CCTV: Beyond penal modernism?. The British journal of criminology, 46(1), (97 - 118). ISSN 0007-0955

In recent years, a number of writers have suggested that contemporary strategies of crime control have called into question some of the central features of 'penal modernism'. The return of punitively orientated 'ostentatious' forms of punishment wher... Read More

The surveillance of 'prolific' offenders : beyond 'docile bodies'
Journal Article
McCahill, M., & Finn, R. The surveillance of 'prolific' offenders : beyond 'docile bodies'. Punishment and Society, 15(1), 23-42. doi:10.1177/1462474512466198

This article uses ethnographic research to explore how a sample of state-defined ‘prolific’ offenders living in Northern City (a small city in the North of England) experience and respond to a surveillance regime which includes ‘appointments’, ‘track... Read More

Surveillance & Crime
Book
McCahill, M., & Coleman, R. Surveillance & Crime. The University of Hull

Surveillance has a long-standing relationship with crime and its identification, prevention, detection and punishment. With information on each citizen spanning up to 700 databases, and over 4 million CCTV cameras in the United Kingdom alone, this bo... Read More