Surveillance, Race, Culture (Hardcover)

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Introduction.- SECTION 1: SURVEILLANT TECHNOLOGIES.- Articulating Race: Reading Skin Colour as Taxonomy and as Biodata.- Government Surveillance, Racism, and Civic Virtue in the United States.- Sampled Sirens in the City of Los Angeles: Sounding Surveillance on the Black Contemporary Film Screen.- Medical Gazing and the 'Oprah Effect' in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017).- SECTION 2: SCREEN.- Images of Black Identity: Spaces in-Between.-Knowing the Double Agent: Islam, Uncertainty and the Fragility of the Surveillant Gaze in Homeland.- Allegories of Apartheid: Abjection, Torture and Surveillance in Neill Blomkamp's District 9.- Intersectional Digital Dynamics and Racially Profiled Black Celebrities.- SECTION 3: LITERATURE, ART, PERFORMANCE, ACTION.- Let him be left to feel his way in the dark;" Frederick Douglass: White Surveillance and Dark Sousveillance.- Perceptions of Prisoners: Re/Constructing Meaning Inside the Frame of War.- Cops and Incarceration: Constructing Racial Narratives in Reality TV's Prisons.- Pan-African Pessimism: The Man Who Cried I Am and the Limits of Black Nationalism.- We lived with death right at our backs." Surveillance Experiences of Black Panther Party Activists.- Epilogue: Surveilling Culture.

About the Author

Susan Flynn is Senior Lecturer in Media Communications at the University of the Arts, London, UK. She specialises in digital media, identity and equality studies.Antonia Mackay is Associate Lecturer in English Literature at Oxford Brookes University, UK, specialising in American literature, culture and theatre.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783319779379
ISBN-10: 3319779370
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: August 16th, 2018
Pages: 294
Language: English