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Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Gary T. Marx

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Queen Elizabeth (1503-1633) did not want “to make windows into men’s hearts and secret thoughts.” Yet as ruler she needed information about her subjects. Today’s surveillance society brings the same ... More


Introduction

David Rosen and Aaron Santesso

in The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155419
eISBN:
9780300156645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155419.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins by presenting the common cliche that we live in something called a “surveillance society.” The seemingly inevitable encroachment on our private lives by corporate data miners or the ... More


‘Shane, don't film this bit’: Comedy and Performance in Le Donk and Scor-zay-zee

Brett Mills (ed.)

in Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Le Donk and Scor-Zay-Zee as a comic film that uses documentary form. The film is a mockumentary, in which Meadows plays himself, but other performers play fictional characters. ... More


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