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by Oscar H. Gandy Jr.


Personal privacy is one of the preoccupations of the 1990s but, according to the author, society is in danger of ignoring one of the most fundamental implications of the privacy debate - those of individual autonomy.

Personal privacy is one of the preoccupations of the 1990s but, according to the author, society is in danger of ignoring one of the most fundamental implications of the privacy debate - those of individual autonomy.

Gandy, Oscar . Jr. A discriminatory process that sorts individuals on the basis of their estimated value or worth reaches into every aspect of individual life today. The panoptic sort is a kind of high-tech, cybernetic triage that sorts people according to their presumed economic or political value.

From inside the book. Information and Power. 53. Corporate Perspectives on the Panoptic Sort. 7 other sections not shown. Common terms and phrases. The panoptic sort: a political economy of personal information Critical studies in communication and in the cultural industries.

By Oscar H. Gandy, Jr. Introduction. Developing a political economy of personal information is troubled project right from the.

The Political Economy of Personal Information. By Oscar H. start. Because its disciplinary origins are materialist, examining its character is.

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book by Oscar H. Gandy J.Describes and analyzes today's panoptic operation, which depends on the ability of operators to classify and sort information about individuals in such a way that techniques of correct training or rehabilitation may subsequently be applied more efficiently.

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Critical studies in communication and in the cultural industries

Critical studies in communication and in the cultural industries. Summary: The consensus is clear. Personal privacy will become the dominant issue of the 1990s.

Personal privacy is one of the preoccupations of the 1990s but, according to the author, society is in danger of ignoring one of the most fundamental implications of the privacy debate - those of individual autonomy, collective agency and bureaucratic control. This book aims to inform the reader about exactly what is at stake when the bureaucracies of government and commerce compile, share and make use of an almost unlimited amount of information to manage the social and economic systems within their spheres. The author describes and analyzes today's panoptic operation, which depends on the ability of operators to classify and sort information about individuals in such a way that techniques of correct training or rehabilitation may subsequently be applied more efficiently.

The Panoptic Sort: A Political Economy Of Personal Information (Critical Studies in Communication and in the Cultural Industries) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0813316574

ISBN: 081331657X

Author: Oscar H. Gandy Jr.

Category: Other

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Westview Press; 1 edition (April 25, 1993)

Pages: 283 pages

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