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2 There are various treatments of this issue, a particularly insightful one is Richard Sennett's (1992) discussion of the 'fear of exposure' and the consequences this has for social life.
3 The notion of 'surveillance creep' was coined by Gary Marx (1988). My appropriation of it is intended to capture something more profound, than just an expansion in the monitoring of social life.
4 On the conversion of private troubles into public problems see C. Wright Mills (1959).
5 For a discussion of which see the essays in Sheptycki (2000).
6 An interesting discussion of this arrangement and the consequences that flow from it is provided by Haggerty and Ericson (2001).
7 Including crimes committed by terrorists.
8 For a more detailed discussion of these issues see Norris and Armstrong (1999).
9 Here I deliberately echo Sykes and Matza's (1957) and Goffman's (1952) famous papers.
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