The Postpanopticon in the Digital Age and the Digital in the Postpanopticon Age: Inmate Attitudes toward Surveillance at a Juvenile Detention Facility

December 2010
Journal of Curriculum & Pedagogy;Winter2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p27
Academic Journal
The article discusses a research study on the how digital surveillance can affect the attitudes of inmates in a juvenile detention facility in a Pospanoptic Age. Juvenile study subjects were observed to have become very sensitive and hyperaware about being on camera all the time that researcher reversed their roles by making them surveyor instead of the ones being surveyed and asking them to take photographs of cameras that monitor their images. Findings indicated the major effect of Panopticon on the inmates about being permanently visible on camera.


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