Cover of: Eavesdropping | John L. Locke

About the Edition

Eavesdropping is a form of human communication in which the information gained is stolen. It encompasses cheating to get unfair advantage, espionage to uncover secrets, and supervision to maintain power. John Locke considers the biological drive behind this behaviour as well as its social implications and consequences.

Table of Contents

Passionate spectators
Under the leaves
Open-plan living
Reluctant domestication
Privacy, intimacy, and the selves
Personal power and social control
Passionate exhibitors
What will the servants say?
Virtual eaves
Intimacy by theft.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-255) and index.

Print version record.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.44
Library of Congress
P40.5 .L63 2010eb

The Physical Object

Pagination
1 online resource (ix, 266 pages) :
Number of pages
266

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26614984M
Internet Archive
eavesdroppingint0000lock
ISBN 10
0191576190, 0199236135
ISBN 13
9780191576195, 9780199236138
OCLC/WorldCat
655291822
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