Privacy: A Manifesto

Privacy: A Manifesto

by Wolfgang Sofsky
     
 

"Writing in a readable and fluid style, Wolfgang Sofsky shows just how important privacy is to modern life and, at the same time, just how endangered privacy has become. A reminder that to defend privacy is to defend democracy, individualism, and the good life, this book will interest anyone who has ever felt uneasy about how much governments and corporations know

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"Writing in a readable and fluid style, Wolfgang Sofsky shows just how important privacy is to modern life and, at the same time, just how endangered privacy has become. A reminder that to defend privacy is to defend democracy, individualism, and the good life, this book will interest anyone who has ever felt uneasy about how much governments and corporations know about us."—Hans-Peter Mller, Humboldt University, Berlin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691136721
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
09/08/2008
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Traces 1

Chapter 2: Power and Privacy 11

Chapter 3: Retrospectives 23

Chapter 4: Freedom and Privacy 30

Chapter 5: Territories of the Self 36

Chapter 6: Secrets of the Body 49

Chapter 7: Private Spaces 65

Chapter 8: Property 79

Chapter 9: Information 94

Chapter 10: Freedom of Thought 109

Notes 131

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