Bodies as evidence : security, knowledge, and power / Mark Maguire, Ursula Rao, and Nils Zurawski, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Durham : Duke University Press, 2018.
Description
1 online resource (250 pages).

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Series
Global insecurities. [More in this series]
Summary note
Through global case studies that explore biometric identification, border control, forensics, militarized policing, and counterterrorism, the contributors show how bodies have become critical sources of evidence that is organized and deployed to classify, recognize, and manage human life.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents
The truth of the error: making identity and security through biometric discrimination / Elida Jacobsen and Ursula Rao -- Injured by the border: security buildup, migrant bodies, and emergency response in southern Arizona / Ieva Jusionyte -- E-terrify: securitized immigration and biometric surveillance in the workplace / Daniel M. Goldstein & Carolina Alonso-Bejarano -- "Dead-bodies-at-the-border": distributed evidence and emerging forensic infrastructure for identification / Amade M'charek, -- The transitional lives of crimes against humanity: forensic evidence under changing political circumstances / Antonius C.G.M. Robben & Francisco J. Ferrándiz -- Policing future crimes / Mark Maguire -- "Intelligence" and "evidence": sovereign authority and the differences that words make / Gregory Feldman -- The secrecy/threat matrix / Joseph P. Masco -- What do you want?: evidence and fantasy in the war on terror / Joseba Zulaika -- Conclusion: discontinuities and diversity / Mark Maguire and Ursula Rao.
ISBN
1-4780-0430-4
OCLC
1026274875
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