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- DescriptionIt has been said that the study of surveillance has been particularly good at studying the watchers, but not as good as studying the watched. This book marks a decisive break with Foucauldian perspectives by placing the subjects of surveillance on centre stage.
- Author BiographyMichael McCahill was born in Glasgow and joined the School of Social Sciences at the University of Hull in September 2001, having completed his BA Sociology (First Class Honours), MA Criminology and PhD at Hull. Dr McCahill's main research interests focus on the social impact of 'new surveillance' technologies and the mutually reinforcing relationship between crime, surveillance and media. His books include The Surveillance Web (Willan) (winner of the British Society of Criminology book prize 2003) and Surveillance and Crime (Sage) with Roy Coleman. Rachel L. Finn has lived in various cities in the USA, briefly in Ireland and in Manchester, UK for the last 10 years and received her BA in Sociology and Psychology from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. Dr Finn started an MA/PhD programme at Northeastern University in Boston, USA and transferred to the University of Manchester where she finished her PhD. After her PhD Dr Finn worked as a Research Associate at the University of Manchester and the University of Hull. Since 2010, she has been working for Trilateral Research & Consulting, a London-based research firm specializing in providing policy and regulatory advice about security, surveillance, privacy and the ethical impacts of new technologies.
- Author(s)Michael McCahill,Rachel L. Finn
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication06/03/2014
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleRoutledge Studies in Crime and Society
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note2 black & white tables
- Weight430 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine20 mm
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