iSpy has 26 ratings and 1 review. Lynn said: This book introduces the idea of what Dr. Andrejevic calls the “digital enclosure,” which suggests the dysto. In iSpy, Andrejevic poses real challenges for our digital future. Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for. iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era. Lawrence: PDF download for Review: Andrejevic, Mark. (). iSpy: Surveillance, Article Information.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Many contend that our proliferating interactive media empower individuals and democratize society. Building on arguments from his earlier book Reality TV: It debunks the false promises of the digital revolution still touted adnrejevic the popular media while seeking to rehabilitate, rather than simply write off, the potentially democratic uses of interactive media.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era by Mark Andrejevic
Eric Swenson rated it really liked it Mar 20, Patrick Lopez rated it really liked it May 17, Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for these technologies with a better understanding of the threats they pose-to be able to distinguish between interactivity as centralized control and as collaborative participation.
Many contend that our proliferating interactive media ansrejevic individuals and democratize society. Surveillance and Power in hosted at the Interactive Era. Return to Book Page.
Furthermore, he is concerned with the ways in which this constant surveillance has become normalized, as these citizens and consumers have become complicit with the work of being watched and not only accept it as the status quo but celebrate the con- struction of a digital enclosure as somehow democratic in nature. University Press of Kansas. The Work of Being Watched Andrejevic, He notes that, while citizens andrwjevic becoming increasingly transparent to private and public monitoring agencies, they themselves are unable to access the information gathered about them-or know whether adnrejevic even correct.
However, one of the underlying themes of this book is that the pleasure derived from increased immersion within the digital enclosure has a narcotizing effect in that it lulls con- sumers into complacency by offering the spurious promise of democratic participation in their media consumption. Nancy Hsu marked it as to-read Apr 23, Laurabauer added it Jul 24, Katrina marked it as to-read Feb 14, Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.
Laura marked it as to-read Feb 17, Andrejevix added it Andrejevuc 02, Andrejevic notes that U. In iSpyAndrejevic poses real challenges for our digital future. Ben marked it as to-read Jun 05, Michael is currently reading ispj Apr 24, Andrejevic holds on to the promise of an idealized public space with deliberative decision-making processes as the ultimate goal of democracy.
Jade rated it really liked it Apr 08, Fredrik is currently reading it Feb 22, Since the inception of mar- keting, advertisers have worked to ensure that their marketing is as focused as possible, and the digital enclosure is able to customize and personalize marketing by collecting a great deal of data about each individual consumer through surveillance processes. Click here to sign up.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era
Trebor Scholz added it Oct 07, From Amazon to iTunes, cell phones to GPS devices, Google to TiVo-all of these products and services give us an expansive sense of choice, access, and participation. Sally added it Jul 25, Whether you’re purchasing groceries with your Safeway “club card” or casting a vote on American Idol, that data is being collected.
Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era.