Monday, December 10, 2012

Another book

John Gilliom and Torin Monahan, SuperVision: An Introduction to Surveillance Society (2013, Chicago). A terrific undergraduate intro text to surveillance issues. Wish I was teaching a surveillance studies class this Spring.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

New books

From Routledge:

James Elkins, What Photography Is (2010). A long dialogue with Barthes’ Camera Lucida.
Anthony Elliott and John Urry (2010). Mobile Lives.
Christian Fuchs, Kees Boersma, Anders Albrechtslund and Marisol Sandoval (eds) (2012) Internet and Surveillance: The Challenges of Web 2.0 and Social Media.
Joseph Pugliese (2010) Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, and Biopolitics.
Jonathan Sterne (ed) (2012). The Sound Studies Reader.
Trebor Scholz (ed) (2013) Digital Labor: The Internet as Playground and Factory.

Other presses:
Jonathan Sterne (2012). MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Duke)
Sarah Kember and Joanna Zylinska (2012) Life After New Media: Mediation as Vital Process. (MIT).