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.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2013|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Btihaj Ajana is Lecturer in Culture, Digital Humanities and Creative Industries at King's College London, UK.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements Introduction 1. Biometrics: The Remediation of Measure 2. Homo Carded: Exception and Identity Systems 3. Recombinant Identities: Biometrics and Narrative Bioethics 4. Identity Securitization and Biometric Citizenship 5. Rethinking Community and the Political Through Being-With Conclusion Notes Bibliography