Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research

Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research

By: Andrea Mubi Brighenti (author)Paperback

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Description

What is social visibility? How does it affect people and public issues? How are visibility regimes created, organized and contested? Tackling both social theory and social research, the book is an exploration into how intervisibilities produce crucial sociotechnical and biopolitical effects.

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About Author

ANDREA MUBI BRIGHENTI is Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Trento, Italy. He researches both empirically and theoretically into space, visibility and society. He is the author of Territori Migranti (Migrant Territories. Space and Control of Global Mobility) and editor of the collection The Wall and the City.

Contents

Visuality and Visibility Visibility and Social Theory Media Visibilities New Media and Networked Visibilities Visibility and the Public Urban Visibilities Surveillant Visibility Visibility and Democracy Conclusions

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/07/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780230241022
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780230241022
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 0230241026

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