When biometrics fail : gender, race, and the technology of identity / Shoshana Amielle Magnet.

By: Magnet, Shoshana AmielleMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2011Description: 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780822351351 (pbk. : acidfree paper); 9780822351238 (cloth : acidfree paper)Subject(s): Biometric identification | Biometric identification -- Political aspects | Biometric identification -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 570.1/5195 LOC classification: TK7882.B56 | M34 2011
Contents:
Introduction : imagining biometric security -- Biometric failure -- I-tech and the beginnings of biometrics -- Criminalizing poverty : adding biometrics to welfare -- Biometrics at the border -- Representing biometrics -- Conclusion : biometric failure and beyond.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-198) and index.

Introduction : imagining biometric security -- Biometric failure -- I-tech and the beginnings of biometrics -- Criminalizing poverty : adding biometrics to welfare -- Biometrics at the border -- Representing biometrics -- Conclusion : biometric failure and beyond.

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