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Citizen spies the long rise of America"s surveillance society by Joshua Reeves

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Public safety,
  • Crime prevention,
  • Citizen participation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoshua Reeves
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV7431 .R454 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 229 pages
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27238085M
ISBN 101479803928, 1479878111
ISBN 109781479803927, 9781479878116
LC Control Number2016047070
OCLC/WorldCa961205533

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