Modern Privacy: Shifting Boundaries, New Forms

Hardcover | November 15, 2010

EditorHarry Blatterer, Pauline Johnson, Maria R. Markus

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Modern Privacies addresses emergent transformations of privacy in western societies from a multidisciplinary and international perspective. It examines social and cultural trends in new media, feminism, law, work and intimacy which indicate that our perceptions, evaluations and enactments of privacy in constant flux.

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Modern Privacies addresses emergent transformations of privacy in western societies from a multidisciplinary and international perspective. It examines social and cultural trends in new media, feminism, law, work and intimacy which indicate that our perceptions, evaluations and enactments of privacy in constant flux.

HARRY BLATTERER is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University, Australia. He is author of Coming of Age in Times of Uncertainty.   PAULINE JOHNSON is Associate Professor of Sociology at Macquarie University, Australia. She has published widely in feminist theory and on the work of Jürgen Habermas. Her major public...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.87 × 5.64 × 0.74 inPublished:November 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction; H.Blatterer, P.Johnson & M.R.Markus
Privacy, Secrecy, Intimacy, Human Bonds, Utopia - and Other Collateral Casualties of Liquid Modernity; Z.Bauman
When Privacy Goes Public: New Media and the Transformation of the Culture of Confession; G.Burkart
Images of Intimacy in Feminist Discussions over Private/Public Boundaries; P.Johnson
Privacy and Law; A.Glass
Social Networking, Privacy and the Pursuit of Visibility; H.Blatterer
Can Solitude be Recaptured for the Sake of Intimacy?; M.R.Markus
The Erotic Imaginary, Autonomy and Modernity; J.Rundell
What’s Wrong with Therapy Culture?; P.Johnson
Privacy and Work; N.Ebert
Narcissism and the Emergence of the Network Society; E.Zaretsky
Conclusion: Futures of Modern Privacies; H.Blatterer, P.Johnson & M.R.Markus