Preface and acknowledgements vi Introduction 1 David Lyon 1 Drones and social media 18 2 Liquid surveillance as post- panoptic 52 3 Remoteness, distancing and automation 76 4 In/security and surveillance 100 5 Consumerism, new media and social sorting 121 6 Probing surveillance ethically 132 7 Agency and hope 142 Notes 159 Index 172
Zygmunt Bauman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds, UK. His books have become international bestsellers and have been translated into more than 30 languages. David Lyon is Professor of Sociology at Queen's University, Canada. His previous publications include Identifying Citizens: ID Cards as Surveillance (2009) and Surveillance Studies: An Overview (2007).
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