David Lyon is Professor and Head of Department of Sociology at Queen's University, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of several books including The Information Society (Polity, 1988).
Preface and Acknowledgements. Part I: Situating Surveillance:. 1. Introduction: Body, Soul and Credit Card. 2. Surveillance in Modern Society. 3. New Surveillance Technologies. 4. From Big Brother to the Electronic Panopticon. Part II: Surveillance Trends:. 5. The Surveillance State: Keeping Tabs on You. 6. The Surveillance State: From Tabs to Tags. 7. The Transparent Worker. 8. The Targetted Consumer. Part III: Counter-Surveillance:. 9. Challenging Surveillance. 10. Privacy, Power, Persons. 11. Against Dystopia, Distance, Division. 12. Beyond Postmodern Paranoia. Bibliography. Index.