Surveillance Studies Reader

ISBN-10: 0335220266

ISBN-13: 9780335220267

Edition: 2007

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In this book, the authors bring together extracts from some of the most influential readings on surveillance studies. Using Foucault's extract from 'Discipline and Punish' which refers to Bentham's writing on panopticans, the reader selects texts from sociology, media studies, social psychology and criminology.
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List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Sean P. Hier is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Victoria. He is the author of Contemporary Sociological Thought: Themes and Theories (Canadian Scholars Press).

Surveillance, the nation-state and social control
Social control and modern social structure
Modernity, totalitarianism and critical theory
Surveillance: basic concepts and dimensions
Coming and going: on the state monopolization of the legitimate 'means of movement'
Panopticism
Computers, simulations and surveillance
What's new about the 'new surveillance'? Classifying for change and continuity
Surveillance, its simulation, and hypercontrol in virtual systems
The surveillant assemblage
Probing the surveillant assemblage: on the dialectics of surveillance practices as processes of social control
Surveillance and everyday life
Everyday surveillance: personal data and social classifications
Data mining and surveillance in the post-9/11 environment
From 'common observation' to behavioural risk management: workplace surveillance and employee assistance 1914-2003
How closed-circuit television surveillance organizes the social: an institutional ethnography
Surveillance, social inequality and social problems
Welfare surveillance
Digitizing surveillance: categorization, space, inequality
Surveillance in the city: primary definition and urban spatial order
Bring it on home: home drug testing and the relocation of the war on drugs
Surveillance and public opinion
News media, popular culture and the electronic monitoring of offenders in England and Wales
Public opinion surveys and the formation of privacy policy
Jr.
Spin control and freedom of information: lessons for the United Kingdom from Canada
Mobility, privacy, ethics and resistance
Mobile transformations of 'public' and 'private' life
The privacy paradigm
Neither good, nor bad, but dangerous: surveillance as an ethical paradox
Resisting surveillance
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