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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
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... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
?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 devices... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99
This is the ultimate guide to the food scene in Massachusetts. From the ubiquitous clam chowder and baked beans to less obvious Bay State delicacies, such as pistachio biscotti, sweet potato jam, and ricotta-sage ravioli, a wealth of exciting foods, restaurants, recipes and much more can be found in this engagingly written guidebook. more...