Surveillance: Power, Problems, and Politics

Surveillance: Power, Problems, and Politics

By: Sean P. Hier (editor), Josh Greenberg (editor)Paperback

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The thought-provoking discussion of problems and potential solutions makes this book a valuable resource for students and practitioners of sociology, criminology, history, anthropology, political science, and communications and culture.

About Author

Sean P. Hier is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Victoria. Josh Greenberg is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University. Contributors: Charlene D. Elliott, Neil Gerlach, Kevin D. Haggerty, Sheryl N. Hamilton, Laura Huey, Simon J. Kiss, Mike Larsen, Shoshana Magnet, Patrick F. Parnaby, Justin Piche, C. Victoria Reed, Joseph Scanlon, Scott Thompson, Kevin Walby, and Dwayne Winseck


Foreword / Kevin D. Haggerty Introduction / Sean P. Hier and Josh Greenberg 1 The Politics of Surveillance: Power, Paradigms, and the Field of Visibility / Sean P. Hier and Josh Greenberg Part 1: Stigma, Morality, and Social Control 2 Kid-Visible: Childhood Obesity, Body Surveillance, and the Techniques of Care / Charlene D. Elliott 3 Police Surveillance of Male-with-Male Public Sex in Ontario, 1983-94 / Kevin Walby 4 A Kind of Prohibition: Targets of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario's Interdiction List, 1953-75 / Scott Thompson Part 2: Environmental Design, Consumerism, and Privacy 5 Natural Surveillance, Crime Prevention, and the Effects of Being Seen / Patrick F. Parnaby and C. Victoria Reed 6 Administering the Dead: Mass Death and the Problem of Privacy / Joseph Scanlon 7 Identity Theft and the Construction of Creditable Subjects / Sheryl N. Hamilton Part 3: Genetics, Security, and Biometrics 8 From Bodily Integrity to Genetic Surveillance: The Impacts of DNA Identification in Criminal Justice / Neil Gerlach 9 Communication and the Sorrows of Empire: Surveillance and Information Operations "Blowback" in the Global War on Terrorism / Dwayne Winseck 10 Bio-Benefits: Technologies of Criminalization, Biometrics, and the Welfare System / Shoshana Magnet Part 4: Participatory Surveillance and Resistance 11 Public Vigilance Campaigns and Participatory Surveillance after 11 September 2001 / Mike Larsen and Justin Piche 12 Cell Phones and Surveillance: Mobile Technology, States, and Social Movements / Simon J. Kiss 13 Subverting Surveillance Systems: Access to Information Mechanisms as Tools of Counter-Surveillance / Laura Huey References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774816120
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780774816120
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774816120

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