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Published: 01 June 2015

160 Pages | 12 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198725947

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Privacy: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Raymond Wacks

Very Short Introductions

  • Examines our need for privacy and why it is valued so highly, as well as what constitutes an invasion of privacy
  • Considers the issues of privacy and security, privacy and the paparazzi, and the protection of personal data
  • Discusses the importance of privacy in debates about law and ethics
  • Puts privacy in its wider social context by including examples of its sociological and psychological impact
  • Raymond Wacks is an expert on the legal protection of privacy and how this protection varies in different countries
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

New to this Edition:

  • Updated to reflect the recent changes, with a look into the potential long-term effects on privacy in society