By Deborah G. Johnson,Priscilla M. Regan

Surveillance and transparency are either major and more and more pervasive actions in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a method to attaining protection and potency; transparency is visible as a mechanism for making sure compliance or selling knowledgeable consumerism and expert citizenship. certainly, transparency is frequently noticeable because the antidote to the threats and fears of surveillance. This booklet adopts a singular technique in studying surveillance practices and transparency practices jointly as parallel platforms of responsibility. It offers the home of mirrors as a brand new framework for knowing surveillance and transparency practices instrumented with details expertise. the quantity facilities round 5 case reports: crusade Finance Disclosure, safe Flight, American pink move, Google, and fb. a sequence of themed chapters draw at the fabric and supply cross-case research. the amount ends with a bankruptcy on coverage implications.

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