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Introduction

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/9780262014779.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Biometric technology is used to verify and authenticate the identity of an individual on the basis of physiological or behavioral characteristics. Its widespread use has raised concerns over issues ... More


Privacy and Biometric Technology

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/9780262014779.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Privacy concerns play a significant part in the deployment and use of biometric systems of identification, and are central to the public policy debate over the use of biometric technology. Privacy is ... More


Jonas

Belle Boggs (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Jonas, a short story by Belle Boggs, charts the journey of married couple Melinda and Jonas through Jonas's transition into becoming a woman-now called Joan-as the two negotiate the complicated ... More


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