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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC316H5
Professor
Paula Maurutto
Semester
Fall

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September 30th 2011Lecture 4Risk Security and SurveillanceCharacteristics of Riskpredictiveoften involves statistical calculationsstandardized measures understand individual risks or spaces that can produce risksrisk assessmentcriminal enter prison and first few weeks goes under risk assessmentfuture orientedidentifying risks for the future victims or suspectsfocuses on preventionPervasiveness of Riskproliferation of risk professionaldetermine risks and deal with risksinform citizens of risk and how to minimize themmedical suspicious criminal behaviour bomb threatetcgovernance beyond the statesecurity was previously seen as popular good for everyoneredefined as private commodity for purchase not equal access NOT for everyone secludes individualsprivate security OUT NUMBER public police securitygovernance and regulation occurring in private industryorganizationspolitics of riskrefers to obsession with risk and securitymore we know about risks the more fear we haveprecautionary principleeven though many of the risks may never happen we alw
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