Entries by Carolina Frossard

“Twilight Policing”: New Article in the British Journal of Criminology, by Tessa Diphoorn

In a new article, published by the British Journal of Criminology, SECURCIT post-doctoral researcher Tessa Diphoorn introduces the concept of twilight policing, “which refers to punitive, disciplinary and exclusionary policing practices that simultaneously undermine and support the state, resulting in actions that are neither public nor private, but ‘twilight’.”. Based on twenty months of ethnographic […]

Jan 19-20, 2015: Security at Large: Violent Exchanges and Citizenship Beyond the State

In cities across the world, security has become one of the most prominent concerns in people’s everyday lives. In an increasingly pluralized landscape of security, people rely on a broad range of security providers. In addition to public security forces such as the police and the military, non-state actors such as private security companies, neighborhood […]