Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability: A House of Mirrors

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"Surveillance and transparency are both significant and increasingly pervasive activities in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a means to achieving security and efficiency; transparency is seen as a mechanism for ensuring compliance or promoting informed consumerism and informed citizenship. Indeed, transparency is often seen as the antidote to the threats and fears of surveillance. This book adopts a novel approach in examining surveillance practices and transparency practices together as parallel systems ...

Transparency and Surveillance as Sociotechnical Accountability: A House of Mirrors 2014, Routledge, New York

ISBN-13: 9781138790735

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