Who's watching? : daily practices of surveillance among contemporary families / edited by Margaret K. Nelson and Anita Ilta Garey

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Subjects: Home detention--United States
Electronic surveillance--United States
Families--United States
Parent and child--United States
Child care--United States
Child welfare--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiv, 298 p. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Who's Watching?: An Introductory Essay / Margaret K. Nelson, Anita Ilta Garey 1
Pt. I. They're Watching You Watch Each Other 17
1. "Nested Responsibility" and the Monitoring of Children and Parents in Family Court / Anita Ilta Garey 19
2. "Where Are You and What Are You Doing?": Familial Back-Up Work as a Collateral Consequence of House Arrest / William G. Staples 33
3. Bring It On Home: Home Drug Testing and the Relocation of the War on Drugs / Dawn Moore, Kevin D. Haggerty 54
Pt. II. We're Watching You, We're Watching Each Other 71
4. Interracial Surveillance and Biological Privilege: Adoptive Families in the Public Eye / Heather Jacobson 73
5. Playground Panopticism: Ring-around-the-Children, a Pocketful of Women / Holly Blackford 94
6. "I Saw Your Nanny": Gossip and Shame in the Surveillance of Child Care / Margaret K. Nelson 109
Pt. III. Who's In, Who's Out: Monitoring Family Boundaries 135
7. The Social Impact of Amniocentesis / Rayna Rapp 137
8. Turning Strangers into Kin: Half Siblings and Anonymous Donors / Rosanna Hertz 156
9. The Powers of Parental Observation: Constructing Networks of Care / Karen V. Hansen 175
10. "Show Me You Can Be a Father": Maternal Monitoring and Recruitment of Fathers for Involvement in Low-Income Families / Kellin Roy, Linda M. Burton 192
Pt. IV. Monitoring inside the Family 217
11. Watching Children: Describing the Use of Baby Monitors on Epinions.com / Margaret K. Nelson 219
12. Policing Gender Boundaries: Parental Monitoring of Preschool Children's Gender Nonconformity / Emily W. Kane 239
13. "I Trust Them but I Don't Trust Them": Issues and Dilemmas in Monitoring Teenagers / Demie Kurz 260
14. The Electronic Tether: Communication and Parental Monitoring during the College Years / Barbara K. Hofer, Constance Souder, Elena K. Kennedy, Nancy Fullman, Kathryn Hurd 277
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Daily practices of surveillance among contemporary families
Additional Authors: Nelson, Margaret K., 1944-
Garey, Anita Ilta, 1947-
Notes: LCCN: 2008052793
ISBN: 9780826516718 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826516718 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780826516725 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826516726 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: "Nested responsibility" and the monitoring of children and parents in family court / Anita Ilta Garey -- "Where are you and what are you doing?" : familial back-up work as a collateral consequence of house arrest / William G. Staples -- Bring it on home : home drug testing and the relocation of the war on drugs / Dawn Moore and Kevin D. Haggerty -- Interracial surveillance and biological privilege : adoptive families in the public eye / Heather Jacobson -- Playground panopticism : ring-around-the-children, a pocketful of women / Holly Blackford -- "I saw your nanny" : gossip and shame in the surveillance of child care / Margaret K. Nelson -- The social impact of amniocentesis / Rayna Rapp -- Turning strangers into kin : half siblings and anonymous donors / Rosanna Hertz -- The powers of parental observation : constructing networks of care / Karen V. Hansen -- "Show me you can be a father" : maternal monitoring and recruitment of fathers for involvement in low-income families / Kevin Roy and Linda M. Burton -- Watching children : describing the use of baby monitors on Epinions.com / Margaret K. Nelson -- Policing gender boundaries : parental monitoring of preschool children's gender nonconformity / Emily W. Kane -- "I trust them but I don't trust them" : issues and dilemmas in monitoring teenagers / Demie Kurz -- The electronic tether : communication and parental monitoring during the college years / Barbara K. Hofer ... [et al.]
OCLC Number: 297222584
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826516718