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Exploring Terra Incognita: Mapping Surveillance Studies from the Perspective of Media and Communication Research
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Centre for HumanIT. Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Geography, Media and Communication. (HumanIT)ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8225-3447
2015 (English)In: Surveillance & Society, ISSN 1477-7487, Vol. 13, no 1, 117-126 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article attempts to map Surveillance Studies from the perspective of the academic field of media and communication studies,and to seek out boundaries, limitations, strengths and weaknesses of current research. To map out the territory and mark importantpoints within the landscape, Surveillance & Society, a premier interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal in the field ofsurveillance, is used as a point of departure. Analysis of topics within the Surveillance Studies field is conducted based on 296articles from 40 issues published between 2002 and 2013.

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Surveillance Studies Network , 2015. Vol. 13, no 1, 117-126 p.
Keyword [en]
Surveillance & Society; Surveillance Studies; Media and Communication Studies; Mapping research field; Scientific Fields
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Media and Communications
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Media and Communication Studies
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-35251OAI: diva2:789715
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