William G Staples

WILLIAM G. STAPLES is currently Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Kansas, the oldest sociology department in the United States. His books include Power, Profits, and Patriarchy: The Social Organization of Work at a British Metal Trades Firm, 1791-1922 (with Clifford L. Staples) (2001), Everyday Surveillance: Vigilance and Visibility in Postmodern Life(2000), and Castles of Our Conscience: Social Control and the American State, 1800-1985 (1991).