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surveillance

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

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Keeping watch on a suspect. The Police Act 1997 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 provide a formal system for authorization of intrusive surveillance...

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surveillance

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 35 words.

Any tracking and monitoring of people’s actions. See also consumer privacy; consumer surveillance; corporate surveillance; dataveillance; geolocation; government surveillance; null...

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Surveillance

Nizam Damani.

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3546 words.

Surveillance is the systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of data on specific events/infections and disease, followed by dissemination of that information to those who can...

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surveillance

Emma Jeanes.

in A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 115 words.

The monitoring of behaviours for the purpose of collecting data and controlling and protecting people. Although surveillance at work can involve protection (e.g. protecting property), in...

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Surveillance

Katherine Russell and Mike Catchpole.

in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology. 5393 words.

Surveillance is essential to effectively control and prevent infectious diseases, including providing information for public health policy and action. The process of surveillance is defined...

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Surveillance

Rebecca Sanders.

in Plausible Legality

November 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; US Politics. 14739 words.

This chapter explores shifting patterns of intelligence surveillance in the United States. The Fourth Amendment protects Americans from unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant,...

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Surveillance

Daniel M. Sosin and Richard S. Hopkins.

in Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

February 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health; Epidemiology. 2585 words.

Effective use of health data is a foundation of public health practice. Surveillance produces an ongoing stream of data that, when appropriately analysed, supports and directs public health...

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Surveillance

Stephen B. Thacker and Guthrie S. Birkhead.

in Field Epidemiology

July 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 10228 words.

This chapter discusses the acquisition of information for use in the public health arena, called surveillance. Public health surveillance is a basic tool of the field epidemiologist,...

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surveillance

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

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Keeping watch on a suspect. The Police Act 1997 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 provide a formal system for authorization of intrusive surveillance...

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surveillance

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 806 words.

The monitoring of people and systems in order to regulate their behaviour. Surveillance has been a common feature of every society, used to observe the lives and activities of members in...

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Surveillance

Serge A. Wich and Lian Pin Koh.

in Conservation Drones

June 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 1680 words.

In this chapter we review a number of cases where drones have been used for habitat and wildlife surveillance. Specifically we discuss their use in patrolling terrestrial and marine...

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surveillance

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 119 words.

Systematic, ongoing collection, collation, and analysis of health-related information that is communicated in a timely manner to all who need to know which health problems require action in...

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surveillance

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 82 words.

Keeping watch on a suspect. The Police Act 1997 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 provide a formal system for authorization of intrusive surveillance operations by chief...

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prosumer surveillance

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 17 words.

Monitoring of *prosumers by *corporate social media. See also dataveillance; mass self-surveillance; surveillance.

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syndromic surveillance

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

Surveillance based on enumeration of clusters of symptoms rather than on diagnosed cases of the disease under surveillance.

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covert surveillance

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 31 words.

Surveillance carried out in a manner that is calculated to ensure that persons who are subject to the surveillance are

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covert surveillance

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 31 words.

Surveillance carried out in a manner that is calculated to ensure that persons who are subject to the surveillance are

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syndromic surveillance

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 20 words.

Surveillance based on enumeration of clusters of symptoms rather than on diagnosed cases of the disease under surveillance.

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syndromic surveillance

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 20 words.

Surveillance based on enumeration of clusters of symptoms rather than on diagnosed cases of the disease under surveillance.

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covert surveillance

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Surveillance carried out in a manner that is calculated to ensure that persons who are subject to the surveillance are unaware that it is taking place. See also surveillance.

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Health surveillance

Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick and Steven Sadhra.

in Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 4108 words.

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