Surveillance is a divisive issue�one might say it is inherently controversial. Used by private industry, law enforcement, and for national security, it can be a potent tool for protecting resources and assets. It can also be extremely invasive, calling into question our basic rights to freedom and privacy. Introduction to Surveillance Studies explo
Introduction & Overview: Key Concepts. Historical Background. Personal Surveillance: Listening Devices. Visual Surveillance. Computer & Internet. Global Positioning. Institutional Surveillance: Listening Devices. Visual Surveillance. Biometrics. Animal Surveillance. Computer & Internet. Electromagnetic. Extraterrestrial. Freedom & Privacy Issues: Constitutional Freedoms. Privacy Safeguards & Intrusions. Resources: References. Index.