Culture of Surveillance: Discipline and Social Control in the United States

Culture of Surveillance: Discipline and Social Control in the United States

by William G. Staples
     
 

The Culture of Surveillance: Discipline and Social Control in the United States takes an intriguing look at the many ways in which people are increasingly monitored and controlled in everyday life. This provocative new book traces a continuum of social controls, from the simple surveillance camera to lie-detector tests. Raising questions about freedom, privacy, and… See more details below

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The Culture of Surveillance: Discipline and Social Control in the United States takes an intriguing look at the many ways in which people are increasingly monitored and controlled in everyday life. This provocative new book traces a continuum of social controls, from the simple surveillance camera to lie-detector tests. Raising questions about freedom, privacy, and the power of state and private organizations, this book will help readers identify with and understand the consequences of social control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312180287
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
01/06/1998
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

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