Privacy: A Very Short Introduction by Raymond Wacks

Privacy: A Very Short Introduction

byRaymond Wacks

Kobo ebook | January 21, 2010

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Professor Raymond Wacks is a leading international expert on privacy. For more than three decades he has published numerous books and articles on this controversial subject. Privacy is a fundamental value that is under attack from several quarters. Electronic surveillance, biometrics, CCTV, ID cards, RFID codes, online security, the monitoring of employees, the uses and misuses of DNA, - to name but a few - all raise fundamental questions about our right to privacy. This Very Short Introduction also analyzes the tension between free speech and privacy generated by intrusive journalism, photography, and gratuitous disclosures by the media of the private lives of celebrities. Professor Wacks concludes this stimulating introduction by considering the future of privacy in our society. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Title:Privacy: A Very Short IntroductionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 21, 2010Publisher:Oup OxfordLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0191609625

ISBN - 13:9780191609626

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