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Theorizing surveillance : the panopticon and beyond

Author: David Lyon
Publisher: Cullompton Willan Publishing 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Brings together some of the world's leading surveillance scholars to discuss the "why" question. This book is about explaining surveillance processes and practices in contemporary society. It  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Lyon
ISBN: 9781843921912 184392191X
OCLC Number: 254316066
Description: XIII, 351 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Contents Introduction 1 Pre- and Post-Panopticism: The Search for Surveillance Theories, David Lyon (Queen's Research Chair, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada; Director, The Surveillance Project) The Imperative Search for Good Surveillance Theory 2 Tear Down the Walls: On Demolishing the Panopticon, Kevin D. Haggerty (Director, Criminology Program, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Canada) 3 Security, Exception, Ban and Surveillance, Didier Bigo (Institut d'Etudes Politique, France) 4 Looking into the Future: Surveillance, Globalization and Totalitarian Potential, Maria Los (Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa, Canada) Surveillance as Social Sorting 5 The Bifurcation of Surveillance: Theorizing the British Criminal Justice System, Clive Norris (Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK) 6 Telemonitoring for Cardiac Patients: User-Centred Research as Input for Surveillance Theories, Lynsey Dubbeld (Faculty of Business, Public Administration & Technology, Centre for Studies of Science, Technology and Society, University of Twente, the Netherlands) 7 Supplementing the Panoptic Paradigm: Surveillance, Moral Governance, and CCTV, Sean P. Hier (Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada), Kevin Walby (Department of Sociology, Carleton University, Canada), Josh Greenberg (School of Journalism & Mass Communication, Carleton University, Canada) Time, Space and Surveillance Theory 8 Surveillance Assemblages and Lines of Flight, William Bogard (Department of Sociology, Whitman College, USA) 9 Tense Theory: The Temporalities of Surveillance, Gary Genosko and Scott Thompson (Department of Sociology, Lakehead University, Canada) Theorizing Military and Security Surveillance 10 Surveillance, Urbanization, and the U.S. 'Revolution in Military Affairs', Stephen Graham (Department of Geography, Durham University, UK) 11 Pre-empting Panoptic Surveillance: Surviving the Inevitable War on Terror, Greg Elmer (Ryerson University, Bell Globemedia Research Chair, Rogers Communications Centre/School of Radio-TV Arts, Canada), Andy Opel (Department of Communication, Florida State University, USA) Power and Agency 12 'The Other Side of Surveillance': Webcams, Power and Agency, Hille Koskela (Department of Geography, Helsinki University, Finland) 13 Organization, Surveillance and the Body: Towards a Politics of Resistance, Kirstie Ball (Human Resources, Open University, UK) 14 The Role of Confession in Reflective Practice: Monitored Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Health Care and the Paradox of Professional Autonomy, Mark Cole (University of Greenwich, UK) Theory and Resistance 15 Electronic Government and Surveillance Oriented Society, Toshimaru Ogura (Department of Economics, Toyama University, Japan) 16 Quixotics Unite! Engaging the Pragmatists on Rational Discrimination, Oscar H. Gandy, Jr. (Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA) Index
Responsibility: ed. by David Lyon


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