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The Resource Eavesdropping : an Intimate History

Eavesdropping : an Intimate History

Label
Eavesdropping : an Intimate History
Title
Eavesdropping
Title remainder
an Intimate History
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why we can't resist listening in on our neighboursEavesdropping has a bad name. It is a form of human communication in which the information gained is stolen, and where such words as cheating and spying come into play. But eavesdropping may also be an attempt to understand what goes on in the lives of others so as to know better how to live one's own. John Locke's entertaining and disturbing account explores everything from sixteenth-century voyeurism to Hitchcock's 'Rear Window'; from chimpanzee behaviour to Parisian caf--eacute--; society; fromprivate eyes to Facebook and Twitter. He uncover
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Locke, John L
Dewey number
302.2242
Index
no index present
LC call number
P96.P75L63 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication
  • Eavesdropping
  • Eavesdropping
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Communication
  • Eavesdropping
  • Sociolinguistics
Label
Eavesdropping : an Intimate History
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Prologue; Chapter One: Passionate Spectators; Chapter Two: Under the Leaves; Chapter Three: Open-plan Living; Chapter Four: Reluctant Domestication; Chapter Five: Privacy, Intimacy, and The Selves; Chapter Six: Personal Power and Social Control; Chapter Seven: Passionate Exhibitors; Chapter Eight: What Will the Servants Say?; Chapter Nine: Virtual Eaves; Chapter Ten: Intimacy by Theft; Notes; References; Index
Control code
645939977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576195
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645939977
Label
Eavesdropping : an Intimate History
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Prologue; Chapter One: Passionate Spectators; Chapter Two: Under the Leaves; Chapter Three: Open-plan Living; Chapter Four: Reluctant Domestication; Chapter Five: Privacy, Intimacy, and The Selves; Chapter Six: Personal Power and Social Control; Chapter Seven: Passionate Exhibitors; Chapter Eight: What Will the Servants Say?; Chapter Nine: Virtual Eaves; Chapter Ten: Intimacy by Theft; Notes; References; Index
Control code
645939977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576195
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645939977

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