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Dark matters : on the surveillance of blackness

Dark matters : on the surveillance of blackness

Author: Simone Browne
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Simone Browne shows how racial ideologies and the long history of policing black bodies under transatlantic slavery structure contemporary surveillance technologies and practices. Analyzing a wide  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Browne
ISBN: 9780822359197 0822359197 9780822359388 0822359383 9780822375302 0822375303
OCLC Number: 927159235
Description: ix, 213 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm
Contents: Notes on surveillance studies : through the door of no return --
"Everybody's got a little light under the sun" : the making of the book of Negroes --
B®anding blackness : biometric technology and the surveillance of blackness --
"What did TSA find in Solange's fro'? : security theater at the airport --
Epilogue : when blackness enters the frame.
Responsibility: Simone Browne.


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"Dark Matters reframes surveillance studies in a way that will spark interrogations regarding the historical, racialized origins of surveillance theory and practice, while presenting a robust Read more...

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