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- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95
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...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 20.00
Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Boston will lead you straight to the best attractions Boston has to offer. You'll find detailed background information on the best things to do in Boston, from visiting historic Harvard University and taking one of many walking tours to watching a Boston Red Sox game. This best-selling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
Surveillance happens to all of us, everyday, as we walk beneath street cameras, swipe cards, surf the net. Agencies are using increasingly sophisticated computer systems - especially searchable databases - to keep tabs on us at home, work and play. Once the word surveillance was reserved for police activities and intelligence gathering, now it is an... more...
- 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...
- Willan Publishing 2006; US$ 94.95
This book is about explaining surveillance processes and practices in contemporary society. Surveillance studies is a relatively new multi-disciplinary enterprise that aims to understand who watches who, how the watched participate in and sometimes question their surveillance, why surveillance occurs, and with what effects. This book brings together... more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 25.99
Full-color throughout! Free full-color, foldout map. Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you hit all the highlights of the 17 semi-autonomous regions of Spain, from the Prado in Madrid to the Guggenheim in Bilbao, from El Escorial to Granada's Alhambra. Plus tips for navigating the country's lovely but less-traveled corners,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
National identity cards are in the news. While paper ID documents have been used in some countries for a long time, today's rapid growth features high-tech IDs with built-in biometrics and RFID chips. Both long-term trends towards e-Government and the more recent responses to 9/11 have prompted the quest for more stable identity systems. Commercial... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 148.00
Surveillance is always a means to an end, whether that end is influence, management or entitlement. This book examines the several layers of surveillance that control the Palestinian population in Israel and the Occupied Territories, showing how they operate, how well they work, how they are augmented, and how in the end their chief purpose is population... more...