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Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness

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In Dark Matters Simone Browne locates the conditions of blackness as a key site through which surveillance is practiced, narrated, and resisted. She shows how contemporary surveillance technologies and practices are informed by the long history of racial formation and by the methods of policing black life under slavery, such as branding, runaway slave notices, and lantern laws. Placing surveillance studies into conversation with the archive of transatlantic slavery and its afterlife, Browne draws from black feminist theory, ...

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Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness 2015, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822359388

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Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness 2015, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822359197

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