Heather BiasottiENC1143Hunsworth10/11/19Child Surveillance In the article “From the Beginning: Children as Subjects and Agents of Surveillance” Gary Marx and Valerie Steevens talk about the dangers that children face in the world and how keeping them under strict surveillance will keep them safe. The article later goes on to provide names and descriptions of many products that would assist parents in the surveillance of their children. Steeves and Marx use a primarily Pathos based argument to encourage parents to closely monitor all aspects of their children’s lives; they state that if anything ever happens to the child then it is ultimately the fault of the parents for now keeping a closer eye. The goal of the author is to play to what is thought to be a parent’s greatest fear, something bad happening to their child.Some of the problems of youth that are mentioned are: any form of coitus, substance abuse, altering of appearance, or attitude changes. Many of these acts are seen by society as parts of
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