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Voyeur nation

media, privacy, and peering in modern culture

by Clay Calvert

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media,
  • Voyeurism,
  • Privacy, Right of

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementClay Calvert.
    SeriesCritical studies in communication and in the cultural industries, Critical studies in communication and in cultural industries series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP91 .C28 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6787103M
    ISBN 100813366275
    LC Control Number00043311


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Voyeur Nation traces the evolution and forces driving what the author calls the "voyeurism value." Calvert argues that although spectatorship and sensationalism are far from new phenomena, today a confluence of factors -- legal, social, political, and technological -- pushes voyeurism to the forefront of our image-based : Voyeur Nation traces the evolution and forces driving what the author calls the 'voyeurism value.

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