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Title: The Normality of Living in Surveillance Societies
Author(s): Murakami Wood, David
Webster, C William R
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Editor(s): van der Hof, S
Groothuis, MM
Citation: Murakami Wood D & Webster CWR (2011) The Normality of Living in Surveillance Societies. In: van der Hof S & Groothuis M (eds.) Innovating Government: Normative, Policy and Technological Dimensions of Modern Government. Information Technology and Law Series, 20. The Hague, The Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, pp. 151-164.
Keywords: It is increasingly argued that contemporary capitalist nations have become 'surveillance societies' in which surveillance related activities are embedded as the core mode of organization, production and societal order (Lyon 1994, 2001, 2007). But what does it mean to live in a surveillance society and what economic, political and social relations are produced? These are the key questions addressed in this chapter.
Electronic surveillance Social aspects
Privacy, Right of
Issue Date: 2011
Date Deposited: 19-Apr-2013
Series/Report no.: Information Technology and Law Series, 20
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