Essays Tagged: "Surveillance"

Effect of IT on individuals at home and work

raised a multitude of negative issues ranging from illegal copying of software programs to planned surveillance of employee's electronic mail files. Health and safety issues are also of major concern ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

a comparision of genre conventions and their effect on the audience in sections of "Enemy of the state" and "Dont Say a Word"

This helps us identify with them, imagining ourselves in their position and encouraging sympathyThe surveillance theme is another thriller convention used; it forces the protagonist to think of clever ... e enjoyment is gained by trying to anticipate how they will do this.Nathan is directly aware of the surveillance- he feels trapped in his home. This in turn makes the audience uncomfortable and aware ...

(4 pages) 171 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Does Television Influence Children To Be Violent?

ith friends and family members. This process is almost unstoppable. Parents are not always there to surveillance what their children watch on the television, and once children see adults on TV doing t ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Do People in Public Life Have a Right to Privacy?

e a life without others following them all the time, eavesdropping on what they say and being under surveillance. However, in the case of politicians or other powerful people, the right to privacy com ...

(7 pages) 263 2 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Control and Surveillance in the Workplace.

ols are used in the workplace, how the use of the controls affects me, and my opinion on the use of surveillance.Controls are used every day in the workplace. Any job that I have ever done for a compa ... to record data about the calls a person makes. A huge form of control in the hospital is the use of surveillance. Workers, patients, and visitors are constantly being under surveillance in various are ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Redaction mémoire sur la gestion du risque.

- mortgage loan - risk -REMERCIEMENTSUn grand merci à M. Patrick Lepescheux, Directeur de la Surveillance des Risques de Crédit Logement pour sa collaboration. Ses conseils et ses remarq ... ctures de l'entreprise.1) Les directions fonctionnellesLa Direction commerciale, la Direction de la Surveillance des Risques ont pour mission d'optimiser, en liaison avec l'informatique, les outils mi ...

(60 pages) 59 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Workplace Surveillance: Is it Ethical for employer to monitor their employee's communication via Internet?

people they employ straightforwardly. Modern technologies are providing unprecedented opportunities surveillance.Not only they can monitor the e-mails sent and received by their employees effortlessly ... hich later on can put the company in trouble if the case goes to the court.Other forms of workplace surveillance are recording of computer keystrokes to measure the employee's work efficiency (this me ...

(10 pages) 486 2 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Predicting volcanoes

noes inside their country.There are three main ways of monitoring a volcanic activity: tilt meters, surveillance by satellite, and seismographic monitoring. More frequent gas emissions and various squ ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

This essay describes the Patriot Act I in terms of control and compares today's reality to that of Geroge Orwell's 1984.

ent nearly free reign to disrupt the delicate system of checks and balances, expand their powers of surveillance and to declare war.With the swift enactment of the Patriot Act, the government took the ... would make sweeping changes to over 15 different statutes (EFF1); allow for an extreme expansion of surveillance of the American public (ACLU 3), increase the authority of the executive branch (Herman ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


er September 11 by a scared and vengeful Congress. "Appropriate Tools" in this case, means expanded surveillance and monitoring at significantly reduced checks and balances surrounding how these tools ... does this (Welch, 3). Your rights to do all these things and the rights to do these things free of surveillance has completely changed in the past two years.Hale 2One of the most talked about insinua ...

(5 pages) 353 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Comparison between 'The handmaids Tale' and '1894' (language as controlling force, language styles, structure and contexts'

tyrannical leaders force citizens to live by their rules. Although both novels share such themes as surveillance, deprivation and loss of identity, they describe two very different dystopian worlds, o ... Hence it is full of ideas reflecting this unrest, such as poverty, forced labour, imprisonment and surveillance. Orwell included this to show how regimes can take hold of a state or country and keep ...

(14 pages) 97 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Big Boss is Watching You

on, workplace monitoring is on the raise, nearly 75 percent American companies now use some kind of surveillance to spy on employees according to the 2000 report by the American Management Association ... not doing what they are hired and get paid to do. Since employee monitoring is so popular employee surveillance software sales are estimated at $140 million a year. Companies such as SpectorSoft Corp ...

(3 pages) 128 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


1999, was put into orbit to observe the land, air and ocean. The 10,560 lb satellite featured five surveillance instruments, which monitored phenomena on Earth, air pollution, weather patterns and wi ...

(1 pages) 606 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Clear and Present Danger

s of clear and present danger in the United States? What action has congress taken to pertaining to surveillance of suspected offenders? The answers to these questions will be covered in detail and en ... King Jr. were also targeted. In all, the CoIntelPro had over 62,000 people and organizations under surveillance. Our government sanctioned black bag break-ins and supplied the burglary tools and fals ...

(27 pages) 155 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"La Cucaracha": An In-Depth Analysis using Lasswell's Three Functions of Media

Lasswell's three functions of media; surveillance, correlation and transmission, as described in Clint C. Wilson, Felix F. Guitierrez, an ... Multicultural America" directly apply to Lalo Alcarez's daily newspaper comic strip "La Cucaracha." Surveillance appropriately relates when considering how Alcarez underscores stigmas frequently relat ... the foremost purpose of a comic strip is to give certain publications an economic edge over others.Surveillance is obvious in every installment of "La Cucaracha". In the first and second panels of ex ...

(3 pages) 1655 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

George Orwell's "1984"

rol, just as our government tries to get us very distressed about the current war with Afghanistan. Surveillance is an extensive issue in the book as well as today. There are more concerns now than ev ... away from Enron.Another thing the Party does to manage their authority is watch everyone endlessly. Surveillance is how the Party forces you to be loyal to them and refrain from committing thought cri ...

(5 pages) 55 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

George orwell, "1984"

ontrolled by the "Party." From the telescreen to the thought police, every action is under constant surveillance. In order to rebel against Big Brother, Winston and Julia commit a series of crimes wit ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Who controls the past controls the future" - The Party An analysis on this statement from George Orwell's Book 1984. THE FATE OF THE FUTURE.

cold gray world with little eddies of dust, dirt and torn paper in the wind and a state of constant surveillance that defines its inhabitants. The prophetical book is not to be taken literally in its ... molish the prospect of a progressing society. The only progression we see occur in this novel is of surveillance technology. The Telescreen, which simultaneously receives and transmits signals, allows ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Manage change in business

ove forward and in turn maximize efficiency.The wider business environment should be under constant surveillance from managers. Trends in the marketplace should be identified so that the business can ...

(3 pages) 170 1 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Panopticism" by Michel Foucault

"Our society is not one of spectacle, but of surveillance; under the surface of images, one invests bodies in depth; behind the great abstraction ... )In the essay, Panopticism, by Michel Foucault, he makes the argument that we live in a society of "surveillance". It is mainly this surveillance that forms the basis of authority that draws the indiv ... ies the main idea of separation as one of the many forms of forces in the Panopticon.The effects of surveillance are clearly discussed in Foucault's essay. The infected population was always observed ...

(4 pages) 107 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature