Routledge handbook of surveillance studies

Includes bibliographical references and index

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Contributors: Lyon, David (Other); Haggerty, Kevin D. (Other); Ball, Kirstie (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Published: Abingdon, Oxon Routledge 2012
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Summary:Includes bibliographical references and index
Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as sharing biometric data, and localized in the daily minutiae of social life. This innovative Handbook explores the empirical, theoretical and ethical issues around surveillance and its use in daily life. With a collection of over forty essays from the leading names in surveillance studies, the Handbook ta
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Physical Description:xxxi, 435 p.
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