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Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Openings and Definitions  [Read Section Introduction]

    • James B. Rule
      Private Lives and Public Surveillance: Social Control in the Computer Age

    • Oscar H. Gandy, Jr.
      The Panoptic Sort: A Political Economy of Personal Information

    • William G. Staples
      Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life

    • David Lyon
      Surveillance Studies: An Overview

    • Gary T. Marx
      What’s New About the “New Surveillance?” Classifying for Change and Continuity

  • Section 2: Society and Subjectivity  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Jeremy Bentham
      The Panopticon

    • Michel Foucault
      Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

    • Gilles Deleuze
      Postscript on the Societies of Control

    • Kevin D. Haggerty and Richard V. Ericson
      The Surveillant Assemblage

    • Thomas Mathiesen
      The Viewer Society: Michel Foucault’s “Panopticon” Revisited

    • David Armstrong
      The Rise of Surveillance Medicine

    • Irus Braverman
      Zooland: The Institution of Captivity

  • Section 3: State and Authority  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Johann Gottlieb Fichte
      Foundations of Natural Right

    • Anthony Giddens
      The Nation-State and Violence

    • Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star
      Sorting Things Out: Classification and its Consequences

    • Maria Los
      The Technologies of Total Domination

    • Anna Funder
      Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

    • Cindi Katz
      The State Goes Home: Local Hypervigilance of Children and the Global Retreat from Social Reproduction

  • Section 4: Identity and Identification  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Valentin Groebner
      Who Are You? Identification, Deception, and Surveillance in Early Modern Europe

    • John C. Torpey
      The Invention of the Passport: Surveillance, Citizenship, and the State

    • Allan Sekula
      The Body and the Archive

    • Dorothy Nelkin and Lori Andrews
      DNA Identification and Surveillance Creep

    • Shoshana Amielle Magnet
      When Biometrics Fail: Gender, Race, and the Technology of Identity

  • Section 5: Borders and Mobilities  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Louise Amoore
      Biometric Borders: Governing Mobilities in the War on Terror

    • Mark B. Salter
      Passports, Mobility, and Security: How Smart Can the Border Be?

    • Stephen Graham and David Wood
      Digitizing Surveillance: Categorization, Space, Inequality

    • Katja Franko Aas
      “Crimmigrant” Bodies and Bona Fide Travelers: Surveillance, Citizenship and Global Governance

    • Didier Bigo
      Security, Exception, Ban and Surveillance

  • Section 6: Intelligence and Security  [Read Section Introduction]

    • James Bamford
      The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization

    • Alfred W. McCoy
      Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State

    • Ahmad H. Sa’di
      Thorough Surveillance: The Genesis of Israeli Policies of Population Management, Surveillance and Political Control Towards the Palestinian Minority

    • Glenn Greenwald
      No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

  • Section 7: Crime and Policing  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Clive Norris and Gary Armstrong
      CCTV and the Social Structuring of Surveillance

    • Mike McCahill
      The Surveillance Web: The Rise of Visual Surveillance in an English City

    • Philip Boyle and Kevin D. Haggerty
      Spectacular Security: Mega‐events and the Security Complex

    • Pete Fussey, Jon Coaffee, Gary Armstrong, and Dick Hobbs
      The Regeneration Games: Purity and Security in the Olympic City

    • Hille Koskela
      “The Gaze without Eyes”: Video-surveillance and the Changing Nature of Urban Space

    • Andrew John Goldsmith
      Policing's New Visibility

    • Torin Monahan and Rodolfo D. Torres
      Schools under Surveillance: Cultures of Control in Public Education

  • Section 8: Privacy and Autonomy  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Priscilla M. Regan
      Legislating Privacy: Technology, Social Values, and Public Policy

    • Jean-François Blanchette and Deborah G. Johnson
      Data Retention and the Panoptic Society: The Social Benefits of Forgetfulness

    • Helen Fay Nissenbaum
      Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life

    • Julie E. Cohen
      Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice

    • John Gilliom
      Overseers of the Poor: Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy

    • Colin J. Bennett
      In Defense of Privacy: The Concept and the Regime

  • Section 9: Ubiquitous Surveillance  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Roger Clarke
      Information Technology and Dataveillance

    • Dana Cuff
      Immanent Domain: Pervasive Computing and the Public Realm

    • Mike Crang and Stephen Graham
      Sentient Cities: Ambient Intelligence and the Politics of Urban Space

    • Mark Andrejevic
      Surveillance in the Big Data Era

  • Section 10: Work and Organization  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Graham Sewell and Barry Wilkinson
      “Someone to Watch Over Me”: Surveillance, Discipline and the Just-in-time Labour Process

    • Kirstie Ball
      Workplace Surveillance: An Overview

    • Gavin J.D. Smith
      Behind the Screens: Examining Constructions of Deviance and Informal Practices among CCTV Control Room Operators in the UK

    • Christian Fuchs
      Web 2.0, Prosumption and Surveillance

  • Section 11: Political Economy  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Adam Arvidsson
      On the “Pre-history of the Panoptic Sort”: Mobility in Market Research

    • David Murakami Wood and Kirstie Ball
      Brandscapes of Control? Surveillance, Marketing and the Co-construction of Subjectivity and Space in Neo-liberal Capitalism

    • Anthony Amicelle
      Towards a “New” Political Anatomy of Financial Surveillance

    • Nicole S. Cohen
      The Valorization of Surveillance: Towards a Political Economy of Facebook

    • Shoshana Zuboff
      Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization

  • Section 12: Participation and Social Media  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Mark Andrejevic
      The Work of Being Watched: Interactive Media and the Exploitation of Self-disclosure

    • Hille Koskela
      Webcams, TV Shows and Mobile Phones: Empowering Exhibitionism

    • Anders Albrechtslund
      Online Social Networking as Participatory Surveillance

    • Priscilla Regan and Valerie Steeves
      Kids R Us: Online Social Networking and the Potential for Empowerment

    • Alice E. Marwick
      The Public Domain: Social Surveillance in Everyday Life

  • Section 13: Resistance and Opposition  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Colin J. Bennett
      The Privacy Advocates: Resisting the Spread of Surveillance

    • Laura Huey, Kevin Walby, and Aaron Doyle
      Cop Watching in the Downtown Eastside: Exploring the Use of (Counter)Surveillance as a Tool of Resistance

    • Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum
      Vernacular Resistance to Data Collection and Analysis: A Political Theory of Obfuscation

    • Steve Mann, Jason Nolan, and Barry Wellman
      Sousveillance: Inventing and Using Wearable Computing Devices for Data Collection in Surveillance Environments

    • Torin Monahan
      The Right to Hide? Anti-Surveillance Camouflage and the Aestheticization of Resistance

  • Section 14: Marginality and Difference  [Read Section Introduction]

    • Oscar H. Gandy, Jr.
      Coming to Terms with Chance: Engaging Rational Discrimination and Cumulative Disadvantage

    • Jasbir K. Puar
      Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times

    • Corinne Mason and Shoshana Magnet
      Surveillance Studies and Violence Against Women

    • Simone Browne
      Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness

  • Section 15: Art and Culture  [Read Section Introduction]

    • John E. McGrath
      Loving Big Brother: Performance, Privacy and Surveillance Space

    • David Rosen and Aaron Santesso
      The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

    • Andrea Mubi Brighenti
      Artveillance: At the Crossroads of Art and Surveillance

    • Mike Nellis
      Since Nineteen Eighty Four: Representations of Surveillance in Literary Fiction

    • Catherine Zimmer
      Surveillance Cinema

    • Jennifer R. Whitson
      Gaming the Quantified Self

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