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Title Surveillance as social sorting : privacy, risk, and digital discrimination / edited by David Lyon.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.

Subject Privacy, Right of.
Social control.
Data protection.
Electronic surveillance.
Closed-circuit television -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Lyon, David, 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 287 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Surveillance as social sorting : computer codes and mobile bodies / David Lyon -- Theorizing surveillance : the case of the workplace / Elia Zureik -- Biometrics and the body as information : normative issues of the socio-technical coding of the body / Irma van der Ploeg -- Electronic identity cards and social classification / Felix Stalder and David Lyon -- Surveillance creep in the genetic age / Dorothy Nelkin and Lori Andrews -- "Racial" categories and health risks : epidemiological surveillance among Canadian First Nations / Jennifer Poudrier -- Privacy and the phenetic urge : geodemographics and the changing spatiality of local practice / David Phillips and Michael Curry -- People and place : patterns of individual identification within intelligent transportation systems / Colin Bennett, Charles Raab, and Priscilla Regan -- Netscapes of power, convergence, network design, walled gardens and other strategies of control in the information age / Dwayne Winseck -- Categorizing the workers : electronic surveillance and social ordering in the call center / Kirstie Ball -- Private security and surveillance : from the "dossier society" to database networks / Greg Marquis -- From personal to digital : CCTV, the panopticon, and the technological mediation of suspicion and social control / Clive Norris.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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 unavoidable feature of everyday life.Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcin.
ISBN 0203994884 (electronic bk.)
9780203994887 (electronic bk.)
0415278724 (hc.)
0415278732 (pbk.)
9781134469048 (e-book: PDF)
9781134468997 (e-book: Mobi)
9781134469031 (e-book: ePub)
ISBN/ISSN 60000183263
OCLC # 61401318
Additional Format Print version: Surveillance as social sorting. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003 0415278724 0415278732 (DLC) 2002075104 (OCoLC)49952428.

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