The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

by Shoshana Zuboff


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610395694
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 7,062
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Shoshana Zuboff is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor emerita, Harvard Business School. She is the author of In The Age of the Smart Machine: the Future of Work and Power and The Support Economy: Why Corporations Are Failing Individuals and the Next Episode of Capitalism. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and her BA from the University of Chicago. For more information see: @shoshanazuboff

Table of Contents


1 Home or Exile in the Digital Future 3

Part I The Foundations of Surveillance Capitalism

2 August 9, 2011: Setting the Stage for Surveillance Capitalism 27

3 The Discovery of Behavioral Surplus 63

4 The Moat Around the Castle 98

5 The Elaboration of Surveillance Capitalism: Kidnap, Corner, Compete 128

6 Hijacked: The Division of Learning in Society 176

Part II The Advance of Surveillance Capitalism

7 The Reality Business 199

8 Rendition: From Experience to Data 233

9 Rendition from the Depths 255

10 Make Them Dance 293

11 The Right to the Future Tense 329

Part III Instrumentarian Power for a Third Modernity

12 Two Species of Power 351

13 Big Other and the Rise of Instrumentarian Power 376

14 A Utopia of Certainty 398

15 The Instrumentarian Collective 416

16 Of Life in the Hive 445

17 The Right to Sanctuary 475


18 A Coup from Above 495

Detailed Table of Contents 526

Acknowledgments 532

Notes 537

Index 665

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