Book Chapter

The Normality of Living in Surveillance Societies

Citation

Murakami Wood D & Webster CWR (2011) The Normality of Living in Surveillance Societies. In: van der Hof S & Groothuis M (eds.) Innovating Government: Normative, Policy and Technological Dimensions of Modern Government. Information Technology and Law Series, 20. The Hague, The Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, pp. 151-164. http://www.asser.nl/publications.aspx?site_id=28&level1=14485&id=4402

Keywords
It is increasingly argued that contemporary capitalist nations have become 'surveillance societies' in which surveillance related activities are embedded as the core mode of organization, production and societal order (Lyon 1994, 2001, 2007). But what does it mean to live in a surveillance society and what economic, political and social relations are produced? These are the key questions addressed in this chapter.; Electronic surveillance Social aspects; Privacy, Right of

StatusPublished
Title of seriesInformation Technology and Law Series
Number in series20
Publication date31/12/2011
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/12103
PublisherT.M.C. Asser Press
Publisher URLhttp://www.asser.nl/…l1=14485&id=4402
Place of publicationThe Hague, The Netherlands
ISSN of series1570-2782
ISBN978-90-6704-730-2