Surveillance and Security: Technological Politics and Power in Everyday Life

Surveillance and Security: Technological Politics and Power in Everyday Life

by Torin Monahan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415953936

ISBN-13: 9780415953931

Pub. Date: 05/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a volume of original contributions from scholars in eight different humanities and social science disciplines. The aim of the book is to present a range of surveillance technologies used in everyday life and investigate the politics of their use. It is truly an interdisciplinary project that will find purchase in courses on security studies and the sociology

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This is a volume of original contributions from scholars in eight different humanities and social science disciplines. The aim of the book is to present a range of surveillance technologies used in everyday life and investigate the politics of their use. It is truly an interdisciplinary project that will find purchase in courses on security studies and the sociology of culture and the sociology of science. Courses on security studies and its impact on culture can be found in a variety of academic departments including STS, criminology, sociology, women's studies, anthropology, political science and justice studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415953931
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Questioning Surveillance and Security   Torin Monahan     1
Neoliberal States
The State Goes Home: Local Hypervigilance of Children and the Global Retreat from Social Reproduction   Cindi Katz     27
Soft Surveillance: The Growth of Mandatory Volunteerism in Collecting Personal Information-"Hey Buddy Can You Spare a DNA?"   Gary T. Marx     37
Everyday Insecurities: The Microbehavioral Politics of Intrusive Surveillance   Nancy D. Campbell     57
Indoor Positioning and Digital Management: Emerging Surveillance Regimes in Hospitals   Jill A. Fisher     77
Technologies of Citizenship: Surveillance and Political Learning in the Welfare System   Virginia Eubanks     89
The Surveillance Curriculum: Risk Management and Social Control in the Neoliberal School   Torin Monahan     109
"Don't Be Low Hanging Fruit": Identity Theft as Moral Panic   Simon A. Cole   Henry N. Pontell     125
Cop Watching in the Downtown Eastside: Exploring the Use of (Counter)Surveillance as a Tool of Resistance   Laura Huey   Kevin Walby   Aaron Doyle     149
Defensive Surveillance: Lessons from the Republican National Convention$dInstitute for Applied Autonomy     167
Mobilities and Insecurities
Borderline Identities:The Enrollment of Bodies in the Technological Reconstruction of Borders   Irma Van Der Ploeg     177
"Divided We Move": The Dromologics of Airport Security and Surveillance   Peter Adey     195
Why Where You Are Matters: Mundane Mobilities, Transparent Technologies, and Digital Discrimination   David Lyon     209
Using Intelligent Transport Systems to Track Buses and Passengers   Heather Cameron     225
The Bundling of Geospatial Information with Everyday Experience   Lane Denicola     243
Techniques of Preparedness   Andrew Lakoff     265
Technology Studies for Terrorists: A Short Course   Langdon Winner     275
Contributors     293
References     299
Index     323

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