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Surveillance as social sorting

privacy, risk, and digital discrimination
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Routledge , New York
Privacy, Right of., Social control., Data protection., Electronic surveillance., Closed-circuit television -- Social asp
Statementedited by David Lyon.
ContributionsLyon, David, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC596 .S796 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3570872M
ISBN 100415278724, 0415278732
LC Control Number2002075104

Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term social differences.

As practiced today, it is actually a form of social sorting - a means of verifying identities but also of assessing 1/5(1). Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term social differences.

As practiced today, it is actually a form of social sorting - a means of verifying identities but also of assessing. Surveillance as Social Sorting book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Surveillance happens to all of us, everyday, as we wa /5.

Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means. Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedoms, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term social differences.

As practiced today, it is actually a form of social sorting – a means of verifyingFile Size: KB. Surveillance as Social Sorting. DOI link for Surveillance as Social Sorting. Surveillance as Social Sorting bookCited by:   The quality of social existence in a globalizing world is directly affected by the automated identification and social sorting systems proliferating especially at borders but also in everyday life.

This article addresses two aspects of post-9/11 security and surveillance: the proliferation of new airport security measures and the emergence of Cited by: Read this book on Questia.

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This text examines some crucial aspects of surveillance processes with a view to showing what constitutes them, why the growth of surveillance is accelerating and what is really at stake personally and politically.

Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term social differences.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your Author: David Lyon. This first chapter explores some of the key themes involved in “surveillance as social sorting.” The first four paragraphs state the argument in brief, before I suggest a number of ways in which social sorting has become central to by:   Once the word surveillance was reserved for police activities and intelligence gathering, now it is an unavoidable feature of everyday llance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term.

Surveillance as social sorting: computer codes and mobile bodies / David Lyon. Theorizing surveillance: the case of the workplace / Elia Zureik. Biometrics and the body as information: normative issues of the socio-technical coding of the body / Irma van der Ploeg --Pt.

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Verifying identities: constituting life-chances. Surveillance, Power and Everyday Life David Lyon A chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies Abstract Surveillance has become a crucial component of all environments informed or enabled by ICTs.

Equally, almost all surveillance practices in technologically are used for ‘social sorting’, discriminating. Social Sorting. A broader concern about the development of new surveillance technologies is that they can lead to “social sorting,” where discrimination and privilege are entrenched through the unplanned consequences of data gathering and analysis (Lyon, ).

The process of identity construction itself will be increasingly shaped by Cited by: 9. This process of social marking or "social sorting," as Lyon () has called it, creates multilayer scales of people and a hierarchy of differences, whereby a vast apparatus of experts.

David Lyon directs the Surveillance Studies Centre, is a Professor of Sociology, holds a Queen’s Research Chair and is cross-appointed as a Professor in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Lyon received a and Ph.D.

in social science and history at the University of Bradford in Yorkshire, UK, fueling a fascination with driving. Book Description.

Over the past fifty years, the apparatus of surveillance in modern societies has expanded to such an extent that almost every aspect of our public and private lives is now open to scrutiny and analysis.

Nelkin and L. Andrews () ‘Surveillance Creep in the Genetic Age’, in D. Lyon (ed.), Surveillance as Social. David Lyon, Surveillance Studies: An Overview He is the author of a recent book (Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice, UBC Press, ) on illegal sanctuary practices.

surveillance and. Abstract. Surveillance grows constantly, especially in the countries of the global north. Although as a set of practices it is as old as history itself, systematic surveil-lance became a routine and inescapable part of everyday life in modern times and is now, more often than not, dependent on information and communication technologies (ICTs).Cited by: Surveillance as Social Sorting: Privacy, Risk and Automated Discrimination: Lyon, David: Books - 1/5(1).

Books shelved as surveillance: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald, Little Brother by Cory Doct. contours of surveillance society. Social sorting is endemic in the surveillance society.

In government and commerce large personal information databases are analysed and categorized to define target markets and risky populations.6 Once classified, it is difficult to break out of the box.

Since 9/11 suchFile Size: KB. Once the word surveillance was reserved for police activities and intelligence gathering, now it is an unavoidable feature of everyday llance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term.

Surveillance as Social Sorting proposes that surveillance is not simply a contemporary threat to individual freedom, but that, more insidiously, it is a powerful means of creating and reinforcing long-term social differences.

As practiced today, it is actually a form of social sorting - a means of verifying identities but also of assessing 1/5(1).

This article puts surveillance under scrutiny, discussing the ‘new surveillance’ and (through an exploration of the nature of airport surveillance) reviewing the implications of the ‘panoptic sort’ for tourism experiences, practices, and by: The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting—a Major Collaborative Research Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada—seeks to understand the factors contributing to the expansion of surveillance as a technology of governance, including its underlying principles, technological.

Book Publishing WeChat (or Email:[email protected]) Article citations. More>> D. Lyon, “Airport Screening, Surveillance and Social Sorting: Canadian Responses to 9/11 in Context,” Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Vol.

48, No. 3,pp. David Lyon is Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre and Professor of Sociology and Professor of Law at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

Educated at the University of Bradford in the UK, Lyon has been studying surveillance since the mids. Surveillance Society takes a post-privacy approach to surveillance with a fresh look at the relations between technology and society.

Personal data is collected from us all the time, whether we know it or not, through identity numbers, camera images, or increasingly by other means such as fingerprint and retinal scans/5(23).

with an analysis of their likely broad national and global impacts as systems of social sorting. The special challenge of smart electronic ID card systems Many people are used to being asked to show, or have ‘swiped’, various forms of cards to verify identity in workplaces or for travel, shopping, banking or entertainment and leisure.

Yet, instead of preventing threats, heightened security measures can widen divisions among people and lead to hidden social sorting, according to a new book by a Peabody College professor.

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