Affiner les résultats

Type de document

Collection spécifique

Langue

Auteur

Université de Neuchâtel

Sport mega-events and ‘terrorism’: A critical analysis

Giulianotti, Richard ; Klauser, Francisco

In: International Review for the Sociology of Sport June, 2012, vol. 47, no. 3, p. 307-323

The article explores critically the interplay between sport and terrorism, with particular reference to sport mega-events. Our discussion is divided into two main sections. First, we set out the main principles of a critical social theoretical approach, which enables satisfactory analysis of the ‘sport/terrorism’ couplet. We discuss the contribution of three types of critical perspective that...

Université de Neuchâtel

Security Governance and Sport Mega-events: Toward an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda

Giulianotti, Richard ; Klauser, Francisco

In: Journal of Sport and Social Issues February, 2010, vol. 34, no. 1, p. 49-61

In the post-9/11 context, security issues have become increasingly central to the hosting of sport mega-event (SMEs). Security budgets for events like the Olympic Games now run into billions of dollars. This article seeks to advance the emerging field of SME security research in substantive and analytical terms. We identify three sets of issues and problems that are taking shape within this...

Université de Neuchâtel

Difficulties in Revitalizing Public Space By CCTV : Street Prostitution Surveillance in the Swiss City of Olten

Klauser, Francisco

In: European Urban and Regional Studies, 2007, vol. 14, no. 4, p. 337-348

This article critically assesses the adequacy of CCTV as an instrument to revitalize urban areas suffering from concentrated social disadvantage. Empirically, it focuses on the video-surveillance of street prostitution in the Swiss city of Olten. This CCTV system was installed at the beginning of 2001 and focuses on an urban `hot spot' used by different types of marginalized social groups. In the...

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...