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Governing through Biometrics

The Biopolitics of Identity

Authors: Ajana, B.

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Managing identity through biometric technology has become a routine and ubiquitous practice in recent years. This book interrogates what is at stake in the merging of the body and technology for surveillance and securitization purposes drawing on a number of critical theories and philosophies.

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Btihaj Ajana is Lecturer in Culture, Digital Humanities and Creative Industries at King's College London, UK.

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"This book breaks new ground and can inform any researcher or student who wishes to pursue biometrics in more detail. It is a book that is suggestive of the need for us to act quickly so that we might see the intensification of biometric processes and understand them in terms of their broader social implications for identity, citizenship and community." - Information, Communciation and Society


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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eBook £45.99
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Hardcover £59.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Governing through Biometrics
Book Subtitle
The Biopolitics of Identity
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29075-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137290755
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-32161-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34047-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 238
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