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SOCY 427: Identification, Surveillance and Citizenship

Data & Statistics

Data & Statistics

Queen's University Library provides access to statistics and a vast array of data resources across disciplines. Most data files can be searched, accessed, and downloaded from the web.

Of particular interest for Surveillance Studies:

The Globalization of Personal Data (GPD) Project International Survey on Privacy and Surveillance, 2006 [Seven-Country]
The dataset is available in QSpace and <ODESI>

Privacy and Surveillance: June 2012 Globalization of Personal Data Follow-up
Sponsored by Angus Reid Global, this 2012 survey is a follow-up to the 2006 Globalization of Personal Data International Survey on Privacy and Surveillance that queried citizens in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The study was conducted for the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University. The 2012 survey provides researchers with the ability to study attitudes related to surveillance and privacy over time.

The dataset is available in QSpaceDataverse, and <odesi>

Privacy and Surveillance: February-March 2014 Globalization of Personal Data Follow-up

The 2014 dataset is available in QSpaceDataverse, and <odesi>.
Sponsored by Angus Reid Global, this 2014 survey is a follow-up to the 2006 Globalization of Personal Data International Survey on Privacy and Surveillance that queried citizens in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The study was conducted for the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University. The 2014 survey provides researchers with the ability to study attitudes related to surveillance and privacy over time.

Public Opinion and the Snowden Affair

Sponsored by Angus Reid Global, this is a three country survey which asked respondents about their attitudes towards Snowden’s actions, as well as their view on government surveillance.

Available in Dataverse

Surveillance Studies Centre

The Surveillance Studies Centre (SSC) at Queen’s University is a world-renowned multidisciplinary research centre committed to high quality research on the rapidly growing field of surveillance studies. Current research activities explore the contemporary monitoring, tracking, management and control of people through such systems as camera surveillance, ID systems, biometrics, social media, border and airport controls.

Publications, including research reports, can be found on the SSC website and in the Surveillance Studies Centre collection in QSpace