The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society / Edition 1

The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society / Edition 1

by David Lyon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816625158

ISBN-13: 9780816625154

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

In this book David Lyon analyzes the various contexts of surveillance activity and offers a balanced account of the influence electronic information systems have on the social order today.

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In this book David Lyon analyzes the various contexts of surveillance activity and offers a balanced account of the influence electronic information systems have on the social order today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816625154
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
1
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements.

Part I: Situating Surveillance:.

1. Introduction: Body, Soul and Credit Card.

2. Surveillance in Modern Society.

3. New Surveillance Technologies.

4. From Big Brother to the Electronic Panopticon.

Part II: Surveillance Trends:.

5. The Surveillance State: Keeping Tabs on You.

6. The Surveillance State: From Tabs to Tags.

7. The Transparent Worker.

8. The Targetted Consumer.

Part III: Counter-Surveillance:.

9. Challenging Surveillance.

10. Privacy, Power, Persons.

11. Against Dystopia, Distance, Division.

12. Beyond Postmodern Paranoia.

Bibliography.

Index.

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