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 - Invisibility Studies: Surveillance, Transparency and the Hidden in Contemporary Culture (Cultural History and Literary Imagination) - 9783034309851 - V9783034309851
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Invisibility Studies: Surveillance, Transparency and the Hidden in Contemporary Culture (Cultural History and Literary Imagination)

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Description for Invisibility Studies: Surveillance, Transparency and the Hidden in Contemporary Culture (Cultural History and Literary Imagination) Paperback. Explores changes in the relationship between what we consider visible and what invisible in different areas of contemporary culture. This book contends the connection between seeing and not being seen is an exchange conditioned by physical and social settings that create certain possibilities for visibility and visuality, yet exclude others. Editor(s): Steiner, Henriette; Veel, Kristin. Series: Cultural History & Literary Imagination. Num Pages: 358 pages, 64, Illustrations, b-w. BIC Classification: AB; AM; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 22. Weight in Grams: 560.
Invisibility Studies explores current changes in the relationship between what we consider visible and what invisible in different areas of contemporary culture. Contributions trace how these changes make their marks on various cultural fields and investigate the cultural significance of these developments, such as transparency and privacy in urban architecture and the silent invasion of surveillance technologies into everyday life. The book contends that when it comes to the changing relationship of the visible and the invisible, the connection between seeing and not being seen is an exchange conditioned by physical and social settings that create certain possibilities for visibility ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Series
Cultural History & Literary Imagination
Condition
New
Weight
559 g
Number of Pages
358
Place of Publication
Pieterlen, Switzerland
ISBN
9783034309851
SKU
V9783034309851
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About
Henriette Steiner is Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Copenhagen. She is the author of The Emergence of a Modern City: Golden Age Copenhagen 1800-1850 (2014) and co-editor of Memory Culture and the Contemporary City: Building Sites (2009) and Rumlig Kultur/Spatial Culture (2012). Kristin Veel is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of ... Read more

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