Overseers of the Poor Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy

ISBN-10: 0226293610
ISBN-13: 9780226293615
Edition: 2001
Authors: John Gilliom
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Description: This text confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the world of those who know it best. The book focuses on the conversations of mothers from Ohio as they talk about the welfare bureaucracy and its remarkable surveillance system.

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 186
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

This text confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the world of those who know it best. The book focuses on the conversations of mothers from Ohio as they talk about the welfare bureaucracy and its remarkable surveillance system.

John Gilliom is professor in the Department of Political Science at Ohio University. He is the author of Overseers of the Poor and Surveillance, Privacy, and the Law.

Preface
Introduction
Welfare Surveillance
Stories of Struggle
Rights Talk and Rights Reticence
The Need to Resist
Privacy and the Powers of Surveillance
Epilogue
Appendix
Notes
References
Index

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