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culture of surveillance

discipline and social control in the United States

by William G. Staples

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social control -- United States.,
    • Electronic surveillance -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Privacy -- United States.,
    • Liberty.,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1993-,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-138) and index.

      Other titlesDiscipline and social control in the United States
      StatementWilliam G. Staples.
      SeriesContemporary social issues, Contemporary social issues (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN59.2 .S697 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL820946M
      ISBN 10031217280X, 0312119623
      LC Control Number95073185
      OCLC/WorldCa36774257

      Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance Critical Cultural Communication businesses and states agencies view the technology as uniquely suited for “smart” surveillance—systems that automate the labor of monitoring in order to increase their efficacy and spread their reach. By focusing on the politics of. The premise of The Circle ’s critique of surveillance culture is simple: the book shows how surveillance destroys the nuance and beauty of human interaction. Surveillance damages human behavior by encouraging (and later forcing) people to perform for their watchers rather than allowing them to live without worrying what other people will think.

      The concept of surveillance and its attendant social ramifications have been powerful agents in U.S. culture for many decades, but in describing how during the s Americans learned to “survey” themselves, Miller shines surprising new light on such subjects as the women’s movement, voting rights enforcement, the Ford presidency, and. The term surveillance culture has appeared before, but it has yet to be treated as a broad phenomenon in its own right and theorized as a development distinct from others, such as surveillance state and surveillance society.

        In her landmark-book Work in the Age of the Smart Machine (), Shoshana Zuboff studied how modern information technology shapes the world of work and organization, recognizing the panoptic potential of this technology, which goes way beyond Bentham’s wildest dreams. In the three decades since, we have seen the invention of the Internet, its capture as a field of business, and an Author: Richard Weiskopf. Book Description. Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital technologies and social media. The book discusses the multiple effects media.


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() Caught on Camera': The Media Representation of Video Surveillance in Relation to the London Underground Bombings. A book published on 8 Junewritten out of the battered landscape of total war, in a nation hungry, tired and grey, feels more relevant than ever before, because Orwell’s also arms us.

Power, Surveillance, and Culture in YouTube™'s Digital Sphere examines the imaginative, socioeconomic, and innovative features of the video sharing community of YouTube™ and how these areas traverse the digital world. Highlighting theoretical concepts and empirical research, as well as in-depth discussions on cultural studies, participatory.

Extracts from that journal also appear in a new book, out on 23 February, revealing the thoughts of artists, novelists and academics on the modern state of mass surveillance.

Get this from a library. The Culture of Surveillance: Watching As a Way of Life. [David Lyon] -- From 9/11 to the Snowden leaks, stories about surveillance increasingly dominate the headlines. But surveillance is not only 'done to us' ' it is something we do in everyday life.

We submit to. Subscribe Book Shop Travel With Us SmartNews History Science Ingenuity Arts & Culture Travel At the Smithsonian Photos Video Games Magazine Newsletters. A Brief History of Surveillance in America. “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” joins a small library of books chronicling the ill effects of Internet economics and culture: Jaron Lanier’s “You Are Not a Gadget,” Nicholas Carr.

This book is the first collection to focus exclusively on technological surveillance and young people. Organised around three key spheres of children’s day-to-day life: schooling, the self and social lives, this book chronicles the increasing surveillance that children, of all ages, are subject to.

This book covers a wide range of disciplines including art, performance, film and literature, to examine the effects of contemporary surveillance on our cultural psyche.

It explores the manner in which cultural productions have been complicit in watching, seeing and purporting to ‘know’ race. If nothing else, this book should give us pause for thought. • We Have Been Harmonised: Life in China’s Surveillance State by Kai Strittmatter is published by Old Street Publishing (£).

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This book examines the culture of surveillance as it is expressed in the built environment. It explores instances of surveillance within and around specific architectural entities, buildings with specific social purposes and those existing in fiction, film, photography, performance and art.

More: Edward Snowden Whistleblowers Daniel Ellsberg Books Memoirs National Security Agency (N.S.A.) Surveillance Books & Fiction Get book recommendations, Author: Jill Lepore. In this important new collection, the authors question the impact of these new technologies of surveillance on our privacy and our culture.

Although surveillance-literally some people “watching over” others-is as old as social relationships themselves, with the advent of the computer age this phenomenon has acquired new and distinctive.

Surveillance grows constantly, especially in the countries of the global north. Although as a set of practices it’s as old as history itself, systematic surveillance became a routine and inescapable part of everyday life in modern times and is now, more often than not, dependent on information and communication technologies (ICTs).

In the recently released second edition of his book “Everyday Surveillance,” Staples focuses his attention on the relatively mundane techniques of keeping a close watch of people — what he has dubbed the “Tiny Brothers” — that are increasingly .2 days ago  Arts and Culture Books Book review: Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State, by Barton Gellman I must begin with a confession .