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Biometric state

Label
Biometric state
Title
Biometric state
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Breckenridge, Keith
Index
index present
LC call number
JQ1983
LC item number
.B74 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Citizenship
  • Biometric identification
  • Biometric identification
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
Label
Biometric state
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-248) and index
Contents
Introduction: the global biometric arena -- Science of empire: the South African origins and objects of Galtonian eugenics -- Asiatic despotism: Edward Henry on the Witwatersrand -- Gandhi's biometric entanglement: fingerprints, Satyagraha and the global politics of Hind Swaraj -- No will to know: biometric registration and the limited curiosity of the gatekeeper state -- Verwoerd's bureau of proof: the apartheid bewysburo and the end of documentary government -- Galtonian reversal: apartheid and the making of biometric citizenship -- Epilogue: empire and the mimetic fantasy
Control code
ocn881387739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 252 p.
Isbn
9781107077843
Lccn
2014022526
Label
Biometric state
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-248) and index
Contents
Introduction: the global biometric arena -- Science of empire: the South African origins and objects of Galtonian eugenics -- Asiatic despotism: Edward Henry on the Witwatersrand -- Gandhi's biometric entanglement: fingerprints, Satyagraha and the global politics of Hind Swaraj -- No will to know: biometric registration and the limited curiosity of the gatekeeper state -- Verwoerd's bureau of proof: the apartheid bewysburo and the end of documentary government -- Galtonian reversal: apartheid and the making of biometric citizenship -- Epilogue: empire and the mimetic fantasy
Control code
ocn881387739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 252 p.
Isbn
9781107077843
Lccn
2014022526

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