Université de Neuchâtel

Drones militaires suisses et espace frontalier : une étude critique de la surveillance exercée par les gardes-frontières

Pedrozo, Silvana

(Working Papers MAPS ; 8)

Le présent article s’intéresse aux relations que les gardes-frontières suisses entretiennent avec l’espace frontalier depuis l’utilisation de systèmes de drones militaires (ADS 95 Ranger) pour des missions de surveillance. Dans un premier temps, l’article commence par mettre en évidence comment l’emploi de ces appareils volants rend possible et limite l’acquisition de nouvelles...

Université de Neuchâtel

Spatialities of security and surveillance: Managing spaces, separations and circulations at sport mega events

Klauser, Francisco

In: Geoforum, 2012, vol. 49, p. 289-298

The paper explores empirically how contemporary security and surveillance practices and techniques permeate the production and management of everyday urban spaces. It does so from three interrelated perspectives, focusing on separation and access control, the management of circulations, and the internal organisation and monitoring of specific spatial enclaves. This analysis draws upon empirical...

Université de Neuchâtel

Borders, circulation and sport mega-event security : the example of Euro 2008 in Switzerland and Austria

Klauser, Francisco

(Working Papers MAPS ; 5)

The paper draws upon empirical insights provided by a two-year research project relating to security governance at the European Football Championships 2008 in Switzerland and Austria (Euro 2008). The objective is to study the role and modalities of border and access control in the context of sport mega-event security on various national and urban scales. This investigation seeks to demonstrate...

Université de Neuchâtel

Interacting forms of expertise in security governance: the example of CCTV surveillance at Geneva International Airport

Klauser, Francisco

In: The British Journal of Sociology, 2009, vol. 60, no. 2, p. 279-297

The paper investigates the multiple public-private exchanges and cooperation involved in the installation and development of CCTV surveillance at Geneva International Airport. Emphasis is placed on the interacting forms of authority and expertise of five parties: the user(s), owner and supplier of the camera system, as well as the technical managers of the airport and the Swiss regulatory bodies...