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Overseers of the Poor: Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy

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In Overseers of the Poor , John Gilliom confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the worlds and words of those who know it best-the watched. Arguing that the current public conversation about surveillance and privacy rights is rife with political and conceptual failings, Gilliom goes beyond the critics and analysts to add fresh voices, insights, and perspectives. This powerful book lets us in on the conversations of low-income mothers from Appalachian Ohio as they talk about the welfare bureaucracy and ...

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Overseers of the Poor: Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy
2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226293615

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Overseers of the Poor: Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy
2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226293608

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