Units of Study

SCLG2628 - Surveillance and Society

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Harriet Westcott


The actions of both citizens and institutions are being scrutinised as never before. Personal information is a key commodity and resource, being routinely extracted from individuals as they partake in everyday activities. Surveillance has a complex form as both material force and discursive construction. Thus, the unit's objective is to equip students with the theoretical tools required to analytically comprehend the diverse ways in which surveillance is produced, represented and experienced.


1x1000wd book review essay (25%), 1x3500wd research essay (65%), and tutorial participation (10%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

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