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  • Surveillance as Social Sortingby David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95

    The book moves the debate beyond alarmist, 'Big Brother' treatments or complacent assumptions that once fair information principles are in place all is well, to a constructive and thought-provoking level. more...

  • Electronic Eyeby David Lyon

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 67.50

    Lyon looks into our mediated way of life, where every transaction and phone call, border crossing, vote, and application registers in some computer, to show how electronic surveillance influences social order in our day. more...

  • Surveillance Societyby David Lyon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Provides a post-privacy approach to surveillance with a look at the relations between technology and society. This book examines the constant computer-based scrutiny of ordinary daily life for citizens and consumers as they participate in contemporary societies. It is for those interested in politics, social control, and public administration. more...

  • Identifying Citizensby David Lyon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    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... more...

  • Jesus in Disneylandby David Lyon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

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

  • The Information Societyby David Lyon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book provides an overview of debates about whether we are entering into a phase of social existence without precedent - the 'information society'. Intended as a bridge between the literatures of 'social theory' and the 'social impact of technology', this study exposes the myths surrounding the creation of the information society, discussing technologies... more...

  • The Electronic Eyeby David Lyon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    In this book David Lyon analyses the various contexts of surveillance activity and offers a balanced account of the influence electronic information systems have on the social order today. more...

  • Theorizing Surveillanceby David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Playing the Identity Cardby Colin J Bennett; David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book analyzes the origins and consequences of new ID systems in several countries, highlighting urgent ethical and politics questions. more...

  • Liquid Surveillanceby Zygmunt Bauman; David Lyon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95

    ‘Today the smallest details of our daily lives are tracked and traced more closely than ever before, and those who are monitored often cooperate willingly with the monitors. From London and New York to New Delhi, Shanghai and Rio de Janeiro, video cameras are a familiar and accepted sight in public places. Air travel now commonly involves... more...