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Inputs: “Human Bookkeeping”: The Informatics of Documentary Identity, 19131937

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The central argument of How We Became Our Data is that over the past century we have become informational persons whose lives are increasingly conducted through an information politics. This chapter ... More


Working with the State

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Beyond their work as maternity care practitioners lay midwives fulfilled a crucial role in public health and this chapter describes their value as an extension of the state board of health. From ... More


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