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September 11: A Catalyst for Biometrics?

Lisa S. Nelson

in America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014779
eISBN:
9780262289689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014779.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The terrorist attacks of September 11 raised a great concern over the national security of the United States. After these attacks, the nation witnessed great deployment of biometric identification ... More


Inventing the Security-Conscious, Tech-Savvy Citizen

Kelly A. Gates

in Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732090
eISBN:
9780814733035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732090.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how social uses of facial recognition and other biometrics are being defined at the level of individual users, and how the securitization of identity is incorporated at the ... More


Trust and Confidence

Lisa S. Nelson

in America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014779
eISBN:
9780262289689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014779.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Trust and confidence help to build and maintain a social capital of a democracy through civic participation and engagement. Civic participation and engagement with networks, organizations, and ... More


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