Scoptocratic - Shaw, Nancy E

Scoptocratic coins a term from the Greek word skropos, meaning a watcher or spy and a mark to shoot at, and the verb krateo, meaning to be strong, to rule. This implies not just rule by surveillance, but the tyranny of the gaze and the condition of being looked at -- 'speculated' -- and being constructed by the gaze. Taking her cue from narratives ... Read More

Scoptocratic 1992, ECW Press, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9781550221756

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