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By Thomas Allmer

The purpose of this e-book is to elucidate how surveillance in informational capitalism might be theorised. This paintings constructs theoretically based typologies to be able to systemise the prevailing literature of surveillance stories and to examine chosen examples. It argues that traditional surveillance theories are inadequate for learning surveillance ordinarily and net surveillance specifically. against this, a typology of surveillance in informational capitalism, that is in accordance with the rules of a serious political economic system technique, permits to systemise and to examine (online) surveillance within the spheres of construction, circulate, and intake. In end, political concepts are drawn so that it will conquer surveillance in informational capitalism.

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