Globalization and Surveillance

 
 
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • erscheint ca. am 15. März 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 240 Seiten
978-1-5381-2358-4 (ISBN)
 
This book offers a lively, accessible, and informative introduction to surveillance through the lens of globalization, and globalization through the lens of surveillance. The story that unfolds is wide-ranging, taking a thoroughly multidimensional and transdisciplinary approach that brings clarity to a complex subject. Drawing a long historical arc, and freely crisscrossing the Global North/South and subjective/material divides, Timothy Erik Stroem convincingly shows how surveillance and capitalism are inextricably linked, illustrating this through in-depth studies on colonial land surveys, the military-industrial complex, Google, and China's Social Credit System. Drawing on a wealth of empirical examples and theoretically informed reflections, his book is an accessible example of engaged scholarship that provides a provocative and critical examination of the uneven and contradictory meanings and consequences of surveillance and globalization.
  • Englisch
  • Lanham, MD
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  • USA
Rowman & Littlefield
  • US School Grade: From College Freshman to College Graduate Student
  • Broschur/Paperback
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  • Klebebindung
3 Tables, unspecified
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 0 mm
978-1-5381-2358-4 (9781538123584)
Timothy Erik Stroem is an independent writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia.

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