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Dr Steve Wright

Dr Steve Wright, Visiting Fellow, Innovation North.

The following Appendices are from Wright S, New Police technologies & sub-state conflict control, PhD, University of Lancaster, 1987. These have been made available because they represent one of the most comprehensive data sets on any recent sub state conflict.

Appendix A - Data relating to overt violence
Appendix B - Programmes used to run the times-series analysis
Appendix C - Technical notes on performing the times-series analysis

  1. Technology of Political Control and the Internet, in Hick S., Halpin, E., and Hoskins E., (eds.), Human Rights and the Internet, Macmillan Press, Hampshire, 2000.
  2. (With Brian Rappert) ‘A Flexible Response?: Assessing Non-Lethal Weapons, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol 12, No.4, 2000 pp 477-492.
  3. ‘Undermining Nonviolence: the coming role of new police technologies’ in International Encyclopedia of Non-Violence (ed S.R. Sharma) Vol1. chap 9, Gandhi Marg, Delhi, 2000.
  4. (Co-author) Crowd Control technologies: An Assessment of Crowd Control technology Options For the European Union, Scientific and Technological Assessment Options, Directorate A, (PE 168.394) European parliament Luxembourg, June 2000 (188 pages)
  5. (With E Halpin) The Hidden Dimensions Of Global Information Networks, Proceedings of the 28th. Annual Conference of the Canadian Association For Information Science, September 2000
  6. (With E.Halpin) The Hidden Dimensions of Global Information Networks: What Price Privacy?, The Canadian Journal of Information and Libray Science/La Revue canadienne des Sciences de l’information de bibliotheconomie, Vol 25, No. 2/3 June-September 2000 pp.23-40
  7. ‘Small -Arms Cover Up - A Legal Trade in Death’, Le Monde Diplomatique, January 2001(In French, German, Italian, English and Japanese)
  8. (With LMA) ‘Alternative Anti-Personnel Mines - The Next Generations’, Landmine Action, London 2001
  9. ‘A Worse Fate Still to Come’ Front Cover-Science Section, The Guardian, March 1st, 2001
  10. (With Rob Evans) ‘A Shot in the dark’ (Front page Science Section) The Guardian, June 28, 2001
  11. ‘Non-Lethal Weapons -Killing Me Softly’ New Scientist, 11 August 2001, pp10-13
  12. The Role of Sub-Lethal Weapons in Human Rights Abuse, Medicine Conflict and Survival, Vol.17, No.3, July-Sept. 2001, Frank Cass, London, pp.221-233
  13. Pepper Spray “can damage your health”, Burgerrechte & Polizei, CILIP 69, No.2, Summer 2001.
  14. With Brian Martin, Countershock: Mobilizing Resistance to Electroshock Weapons, Medicine Conflict and Survival, Vol 19, 205-222, Frank Cass, London, 2003.
  15. Civilising The Torture Trade, The Guardian March 13, 2003
  16. New Paralysing and Incapacitating Technologies For Sub-State Conflict Control, proceedings of the International Seminar on Asia Pacific Co-operative Security, April 4-6 2003.
  17. Politics of Pain, Science & Public Affairs, March 2004
  18. The Praxis Centre, Global Science & Public Affairs, GSC Quarterly 12, SSRC, Washington, Spring 2004
  19. Piece Killers, Global Security Quarterly, SSRC, Washington, Spring 2004.
  20. Merchants of Repression, Global Security Quarterly, SSRC, Washington, Spring 2004.
  21. (With Dave Webb) Multivariate Time Series Approaches To Analysing The Northern Irish Conflict: Lessons For Future Sub-State Conflict Control, June 2004
  22. New Paralysing and Incapacitating technologies For Sub-State Conflict Control, in Yuan Hsieh, S.(ed.), Asia-Pacific Co-operative Security in the 21st Century (English & Chinese), ISODARCO, Taiwan, 2004, 343-382(English & Chinese)
  23. The Rise & Rise of Repressive Technologies, Politics & Ethics Review. Vol 1., No.1, 2005, pp. 60-69
  24. EC Restrains Torture Technology But Not Future Shock, Scientists For Global responsibility, December 2005
  25. (With Brian Martin) Looming Struggles Over Technology For Border Control. Journal of Organisational Transformation and Social Change 3:1,, Intellect, 2006, pp.95-107
  26. A Systems Approach to the Northern Ireland Conflict, Kybernetes, Vol.35, No. 1/2 2006, pp182-194
  27. Echelon – An Illegal Vision, Surveillance & Society, 3(2/3), 2006 pp.198-215.
  28. Sub-Lethal Vision- Varieties of Military Surveillance Technology, Surveillance & Society, 4 (1/2) 2006, pp.136-153
  29. (Joint Editor) Cyberwarfare, Netwar & the Revolution In Military Affairs, Palgrave, Hampshire, UK, March 2006
  30. With Brian Martin – Countershock - Mobilizing Resistance to Electroshock Weapons, Outrage Dynamics, (ed Brian Martin) Australia, 2006.
  31. With Charles Arthur, Targeting the Pain Business, the Guardian 5 October 2006
  32. ‘Preparing for Mass Refugee Flows: The Corporate Military Sector’ in, Cromwell, D., & Levene M., ‘Clearing the Pathways to Survival - The State, Ourselves and Climate Change’, Pluto Press 2007

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