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Surveillance & Society Homepage
by Decius at 2:38 pm EDT, Aug 19, 2007

Surveillance & Society

the fully peer-reviewed transdisciplinary online surveillance studies journal.

Surveillance & Society Homepage
by noteworthy at 10:27 pm EDT, Aug 20, 2007

Surveillance & Society: the fully peer-reviewed transdisciplinary online surveillance studies journal.

This seems like an interesting publication, but: five years on ... why have I never heard of it? (Perhaps because it's mostly a UK publication, with one US-based editor, Torin Monahan, at Arizona State, where they have a School of Justice & Social Inquiry.) Although the description for his course opens with "How are surveillance technologies altering social life in post-9/11 worlds?", the syllabus spends a lot of time on Foucault, Baudrillard, etc. It also spends time on Paul Virilio, Steve Mann, RTMark, "Minority Report" and "Gattaca", but little of this is "post-9/11".

I am curious about how this journal fits into the literature. The editorial board is all academic; this sets it apart from, say, Studies in Intelligence, where authors tend to be practitioners/professionals (though not just of "surveillance").

I only recognize a few authors published here, like Steve Wright (2) and Steve Mann (2, 3).

To see whether this publication is getting cited elsewhere, I asked Google Scholar. Things are being cited (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ... [ Read More (0.5k in body) ]

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