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Surveillance in Europe

Author: David Wright; Reinhard Kreissl
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
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"Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion's clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts and humanities. This book makes the case for greater resilience in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wright; Reinhard Kreissl
ISBN: 9780415728997 0415728991
OCLC Number: 876350696
Description: xiii, 422 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to Surveillance in Europe / Reinhard Kreissl and David Wright --
European responses to the Snowden revelations / David Wright and Reinhard Kreissl --
The co-evolution of surveillance technologies and surveillance practices / Kerstin Goos, Michael Friedewald, C. William R. Webster and Charles Leleux --
The surveillance industry in Europe / Rowena Rodrigues --
Surveillance: preventing and detecting crime and terrorism / Reinhard Kreissl, Clive Norris, Marija Krlic, Leroy Groves and Anthony Amicelle --
Social and economic costs of surveillance: introduction / Johann Čas --
Effects of surveillance on civil liberties and fundamental rights in Europe --
Resilience in Europe's surveillance society / David Wright and Reinhard Kreissl --
Findings and recommendations / David Wright and Reinhard Kreissl --
Annexes: 1. List of surveillance companies --
2. Shortlisted sample --
3. Examples of surveillance solutions --
4. Industry associations --
5. Civil society organizations.
Responsibility: edited by David Wright and Reinhard Kreissl.
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"Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion's clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts and humanities. This book makes the case for greater resilience in European society in the face of the growing pervasiveness of surveillance. It examines surveillance in Europe from several different perspectives, including: the co-evolution of surveillance technologies and practices the surveillance industry in Europe the instrumentality of surveillance for preventing and detecting crime and terrorism social and economic costs impacts of surveillance on civil liberties resilience in Europe's surveillance society. the consequences and impacts for Europe of the Snowden revelations findings and recommendations regarding surveillance in Europe Surveillance in Europe's interdisciplinary approach and accessible content makes it an ideal companion to academics, policy-makers and civil society organisations alike, as well as appealing to top level undergraduates and postgraduates"--

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