Electronic Eye Revisited - David Lyon, 2011

"The Electronic Eye Revisited" was prepared for a retrospective session on Surveillance Studies (with Gary Marx, James Rule and others) at the American Sociological Association meeting in Las Vegas, August 23 2011. David Lyon, the author, explains why he wrote The Electronic Eye (1994) and comments on how the project would look different if written today. The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society was published in English by Polity Press, Cambridge, UK and by the University of Minnesota Press, USA. Also available in Italian and Spanish translations. See www.sscqueens.org/davidlyon/