Big Data Surveillance: List of Publications



Andrejevic, M. (2017) To Pre-Empt A ThiefInternational Journal of Communication, 11, pp. 879–89.

Andrejevic, M. (2015) The Droning of Experience. The Fibreculture Journal, 25. Available at:

Andrejevic, M. (2015) Personal Data: Blind Spot of the “Affective Law of Value”? The Information Society, 31(1), pp. 5-12.

Ball, K., DiDomenico, M. and Nunan, D. (2016) Big Data Surveillance and the Body – Subject. Body and Society, 22 (2), pp. 58 – 81.

Bennett, C. (2016) Voter databases, micro-targeting, and data protection law: can political parties campaign in Europe as they do in North America? International Data Privacy Law, 6 (4), pp. 261-275.

Clement, A. (2017). Addressing mass state surveillance through transparency and network sovereignty, within a framework of international human rights law – a Canadian perspective. Published in both English and Chinese in the Chinese Journal of Journalism and Communication Studies, 23, Special Issue on Internet Governance, pp. 31-52.

Clement, A. and Obar, J. (2016) Keeping Internet Users in the Know or in the Dark: An Analysis of the Data Privacy Transparency of Canadian Internet Carriers. Journal of Information Policy, 6, pp. 294-331.

Gilman, M., Madden, M., Levy, K and Marwick, A. (in press) Privacy, Poverty and Big Data: A Matrix of Vulnerabilities for Poor Americans. Washington University Law Review. Available at:

Hargittai, E. and Marwick, A. (2016).“What Can I Really Do?” Explaining the Privacy Paradox with Online Apathy. International Journal of Communication, 16. Available at:

Lyon, D. (2017) Surveillance Culture: Exposure, Engagement and Ethics in Digital Modernity. International Journal of Communication, 11, pp. 824-842.

Marwick, A., Fontaine, C. and boyd, d. (2017) “Nobody sees it, nobody gets mad”: Social Media, Privacy, and Personal Responsibility among Low-SES Youth. Social Media & Society, May 30. Available at:

Monahan, T. (2017) Ways of Being Seen: Surveillance Art and the Interpellation of Viewing Subjects. Cultural Studies (online first).

Monahan, T. (2017) Regulating Belonging: Surveillance, Inequality, and the Cultural Production of Abjection. Journal of Cultural Economy, 10 (2): 191-206.

Monahan, T. (2016) Built to Lie: Investigating Technologies of Deception, Surveillance, and Control. The Information Society, 32 (4): 229-240.

Murakami Wood, D. and Carter, M. (2017) Power Down. Limn, 8. Available at:

Pavone, V., Ball, K., Degli Esposti, S., Dibb, S. and Santiago-Gómez, E. (2017) Beyond the security paradox: Ten criteria for a socially informed security policy, Public Understanding of Science, 10 April.

Vonn, M., Prince, C., and Gill, L. (forthcoming 2018) The Aleph Bet: Debating Metaphors for Information, Data Handling and the Right to be Forgotten. Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, Spring.


Book Chapters

Andrejevic, M. (in press) Framelessness: or the Cultural Logic of Big Data. In an edited volume on Ubiquitous Computing. Palgrave. 

Andrejevic, M. (in press) Data Collection Without Limits: Automated Policing and the Politics of Framelessness. In a volume on Big Data Crime, and Social Control. Routledge.

Andrejevic, M. (2016). The Pacification of Interactivity. In Barney, D. et al. eds. The Participatory Condition in the Digital Age. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, pp. 122-144.

Andrejevic, M. (2016) Theorizing Drones and Droning Theory, InZavršnik, A. Drones and Unmanned Aerial Systems. Springer, pp. 22-37.

Andrejevic, M. (2015). Becoming Drones: Smartphone Probes and Distributed Sensing. In Wilken, R. and Goggin, G. eds. Locative Media, New York and Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 193-207.

Bennett, C. with Bayley, R. M. (2015) Privacy Protection in the Era of ‘Big Data’: Regulatory Challenges and Social Assessments. In van der Sloot, B, Broeders, D. and Schrijvers, E. eds. Exploring the Boundaries of Big Data, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 205-227.

Burdon, M. and Andrejevic, M. (2016) Big Data in the Sensor Society. In Sugimoto, C. R., Ekbia, H . R. and Mattioli, M. eds. Big Data Is Not a Monolith, MIT Press, pp. 61-76.

Clement, A. and Obar, J (2015) Canadian Internet ʹBoomerangʹ Traffic and Mass NSA Surveillance: Responding to Privacy and Network Sovereignty Challenges. In Geist, M. (ed) Law, Privacy and Surveillance in Canada in the Post-Snowden Era, University of Ottawa Press, pp. 13-44. Available for free, open access download at:

Leman-Langlois, Stéphane (Forthcoming 2018) Les technologies de surveillance. In Cusson, M., Ribaux, O, Blais, É et Boivin, R., Traité de sécurité intérieure, 2e édition. Montréal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Leman-Langlois, Stéphane (Forthcoming 2018) Prévention et répression du terrorisme. In Cusson, M., Ribaux, O, Blais, É et Boivin, R., Traité de sécurité intérieure, 2e édition. Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Leman-Langlois, Stéphane et Rémi Boivin (Forthcoming 2018) Big data et policing. In Cusson, M., Ribaux, O, Blais, É et Boivin, R., Traité de sécurité intérieure, 2e édition. Montréal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Leman-Langlois, Stéphane (2018) Surveillance and Social Control. In Deflem, M. The Handbook on Social Control. London: Wiley.

Leman-Langlois, Stéphane (2017) Counter-Terrorism in Canada. In Sylke, A. The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism. London, Routledge.

Lyon, D. (2017) The Missing V of Big Data: Vulnerability. In Albanese, P., Tepperman, L. and Alexander, E. eds. Reading Sociology: Canadian Perspectives, Oxford University Press.

Lyon, D. (2017) Big Data Surveillance: Snowden, Everyday Practices and Digital Futures. In Bigo, Didier, Basaran, Tagba, Guittet, Emmanuel-Pierre and Walker, Robeds., International Political Sociology: Transversal Lines. London and New York: Routledge. (2017; Google Books 2016)



Lyon, D.and Murakami Wood, D. eds. (forthcoming) Security and Surveillance in the Big Data Age, a collection contracted with the University of British Columbia Press.

Lyon, D. (February 2018) The Culture of Surveillance: Watching as a Way of Life, Polity Press.



Clement, A. and Obar, J. (Forthcoming 2017) Keeping Internet Users in the Know or in the Dark? Data Privacy Transparency of Canadian Internet Carriers. IXmaps Research Report.

Richardson, S. and Mackinnon, D. (2017) Left to Their Own Devices? Privacy Implications of Wearable Technology in Canadian Workplaces. A Report to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, under the 2016-2017 Contributions Program, April.