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Surveillance Studies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 243

Surveillance Studies

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-07-30
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  • Publisher: Polity

This Starter Kit serves as an entry–level introduction centered around prebuilt projects that developers can easily deploy and customize for their own sites Explains how to build good basic Web sites, including design and architecture, for users who plan to build more complex sites in the future Details the key site features that beginners like to implement, including catalogs, shopping carts, images, and secure site sections The authors use very little code, but where coding is needed, they feature the simple Visual Basic language The CD–ROM includes Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition

The Electronic Eye
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 270

The Electronic Eye

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Surveillance After Snowden
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 120

Surveillance After Snowden

In 2013, Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA and its partners had been engaging in warrantless mass surveillance, using the internet and cellphone data, and driven by fear of terrorism under the sign of ’security’. In this compelling account, surveillance expert David Lyon guides the reader through Snowden’s ongoing disclosures: the technological shifts involved, the steady rise of invisible monitoring of innocent citizens, the collusion of government agencies and for-profit companies and the implications for how we conceive of privacy in a democratic society infused by the lure of big data. Lyon discusses the distinct global reactions to Snowden and shows why some basic issues must be faced: how we frame surveillance, and the place of the human in a digital world. Surveillance after Snowden is crucial reading for anyone interested in politics, technology and society.

Surveillance Society
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 189

Surveillance Society

This book gives an overview of current research on and developments in surveillance, including closed circuit TV and biometrics, illustrated by empirical examples. Such proliferating surveillance is encountered especially in the modern city, with its watchful cameras and the demand for plastic card ID and eligibility checks. People depend on it for security, convenience, and efficiency.

Postmodernity
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 131

Postmodernity

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Surveillance After September 11
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 197

Surveillance After September 11

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-09-26
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  • Publisher: Polity

Prominent among the quests for post 9/11 security are developments in surveillance. This book assesses post 9/11 surveillance trends, showing how existing surveillance activities have been extended, and that some qualitative changes in the security climate are taking place.

The Culture of Surveillance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 172

The Culture of Surveillance

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 surveillance, believing we have nothing to hide. Or we try to protect our privacy or negotiate the terms under which others have access to our data. At the same time, we participate in surveillance in order to supervise children, monitor other road users, and safeguard our property. Social media allow us to keep tabs on others, as well as on ourselves. This is the culture of surveillance. This important book explores the imaginaries and practices of everyday surveillance. Its main focus is not high-t...

Jesus in Disneyland
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

Jesus in Disneyland

In this lively and accessible study, David Lyon explores the relationship between religion and postmodernity, through the central metaphor of 'Jesus in Disneyland.'

Identifying Citizens
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 216

Identifying Citizens

New ID card systems are proliferating around the world. These may use digitized fingerprints or photos, may be contactless, using a scanner, and above all, may rely on computerized registries of personal information. In this timely new contribution, David Lyon argues that such IDs represent a fresh phase in the long-term attempts of modern states to find stable ways of identifying citizens. New ID systems are “new” because they are high-tech. But their newness is also seen crucially in the ways that they contribute to new means of governance. The rise of e-Government and global mobility along with the aftermath of 9/11 and fears of identity theft are propelling the trend towards new ID s...

Christians & sociology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 89

Christians & sociology

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