Snitch Culture: How Citizens are Turned Into the Eyes and Ears of the State

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Feral House, 2000 - Current Events - 235 pages
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In this alarming expose, investigative journalist Jim Redden examines how snooping has become so much a part of American culture that it is practically a family value, encouraged on billboards, television, and even in classrooms. From employees hired to spy on their coworkers to doctors forced to disclose medical information, the U.S. has developed a chilling network for monitoring its citizens. Worst of all, the information gathered -- and widely disseminated -- is often unreliable, solicited from paid and anonymous informants.

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User Review  - PaulStott - LibraryThing

From a review I had published in issue 82 of Class War: Snitch Culture - How Citizens Are Turned Into The Eyes And Ears Of The State Jim Reddon (Feral House, 12.95) Although written by an American ... Read full review

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User Review  - Spicy T AKA Mr. Tea - Goodreads

what a weird, long, at times boring, and ambiguous read. i could never quite get a handle on Redden's politics or perspective. One moment he's championing anarchists and their free speech, the next he ... Read full review

Contents

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CHAPTER THREE
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CHAPTER FOUR
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About the author (2000)

Jim Redden is Director, International Programs for China and the Pacific at the Institute for International Trade, University of Adelaide.

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