BeschreibungTakes a post-privacy approach to surveillance with a fresh look at the relations between technology and society. This book gives an overview of current research on and developments in surveillance, including closed circuit TV and biometrics, illustrated by empirical examples.
InhaltsverzeichnisSeries editor's foreword
Preface and acknowledgements
Part one: Surveillance societies
Part two: The spread of surveillance
Surveillant sorting in the city
Body parts and probes
Part three: Surveillance scenarios
New directions in theory
The politics of surveillance
The future of surveillance
PortraitDavid Lyon is Professor of Sociology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He has held visiting positions at the University of Leeds, UK; Calvin College, USA; Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; Monash University, Australia; Auckland University, New Zealand; the National University of Singapore; the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France; and the University of Tokyo, Japan. His work has been translated into over ten languages, and includes The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society (1994), and Postmodernity 2nd Edition (1999) also published by Open University Press.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OPEN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 189 Seiten