Surveillance and Security: Technological Politics and Power in Everyday Life, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Surveillance and Security

Technological Politics and Power in Everyday Life, 1st Edition

By Torin Monahan


360 pages

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This is a volume of original contributions from scholars in eight different humanities and social science disciplines. The aim of the book is to present a range of surveillance technologies used in everyday life and investigate the politics of their use. It is truly an interdisciplinary project that will find purchase in courses on security studies and the sociology of culture and the sociology of science. Courses on security studies and its impact on culture can be found in a variety of academic departments including STS, criminology, sociology, women's studies, anthropology, political science and justice studies.

About the Author

Torin Monahan is assistant professor in the School of Justice Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of the Routledge book Globalization, Technology Change, And Public Education (2005).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban