Edited by Elizabeth Harvey, Johannes Hürter, Maiken Umbach, Andreas Wirsching, Privacy Life and Privacy in Nazi Germany (2020)

From Peter Fritzsche, University of Illinois and author of An Iron Wind: “An extraordinary, inquisitive, immersing exploration of lives lived in the Third Reich, where the grit of detail and sharpness of insight exposes an entire century that stumbled in war and peace. You will be well-guided by the eloquence of the contributors and unsettled by…

Aline Fuke Fachinetti, Privacy and Data Protection in Brazil: A comprehensive and Practical Guide on the LGPD (2020)

From the book description: “The Brazilian Data Protection Law (Law No. 13.709 of 2018, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais), also known as “LGPD” was established in August 2018 to remedy the lack of comprehensive privacy and data protection regulation in Brazil, profoundly changing the landscape on such protection in the country…This book is…

Sarah Brayne, Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion and the Future of Policing (2020)

From Paul DiMaggio, Professor of Sociology, New York University: “Predict and Surveil is a breakthrough book, a close-up, ethnographically grounded, examination of how urban police departments are using the power of big data to try to anticipate crime and outflank criminals and how, in so doing, they risk reproducing inequality by embedding results of past discrimination…