Published December 12, 2019 Reference - 422 Pages ISBN 9780367869007 - paperback
Surveillance in Europeis an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion’s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts and humanities.
This book makes the case for greater resilience in European society in the face of the growing pervasiveness of surveillance. It examines surveillance in Europe from several different perspectives, including:
the co-evolution of surveillance technologies and practices
the surveillance industry in Europe
the instrumentality of surveillance for preventing and detecting crime and terrorism
social and economic costs
impacts of surveillance on civil liberties
resilience in Europe’s surveillance society.
the consequences and impacts for Europe of the Snowden revelations
findings and recommendations regarding surveillance in Europe
Surveillance in Europe'sinterdisciplinary approach and accessible content makes it an ideal companion to academics, policy-makers and civil society organisations alike, as well as appealing to top level undergraduates and postgraduates.
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