Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Winnipeg
Kevin Walby is Chancellor’s Research Chair and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg. He is author of Touching Encounters: Sex, Work, and Male-for-Male Internet Escorting (University of Chicago Press 2012). He is co-author with R. Lippert of Municipal Corporate Security in International Context (Routledge 2015). He has co-edited with R. Lippert Policing Cities: Urban Securitization and Regulation in the 21st Century (Routledge 2013) and Corporate Security in the 21st Century: Theory and Practice in International Perspective (Palgrave 2014). He is co-editor of Access to Information and Social Justice with J. Brownlee (ARP Books 2015), National Security, Surveillance, and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective with R.K. Lippert, I. Warren and D. Palmer (Palgrave 2017), The Handbook of Prison Tourism with J. Wilson, S. Hodgkinson, and J. Piche (Palgrave 2017), and with J. Brownlee and C. Hurl Critical Perspectives on Corporatization in Canada Corporatizing Canada: Making Business Out of Public Service (BTL Press 2018). He is co-editor of the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons as well as book review editor for Surveillance & Society and Security Journal.
Apr 23, 2022 08:16 am UTC| Insights & Views
Defund should not be a dirty word. In fact, defunding public police is a step towards choosing real safety for communities across Canada. Defunding means taking funds from police budgets, while shrinking the size and...