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By Joseph Pugliese

Biometric applied sciences, reminiscent of finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed throughout numerous social contexts that allows you to facilitate and warrantly identification verification and authentication. within the post-9/11 global, biometric applied sciences have skilled a rare interval of development as issues approximately safeguard and screening have elevated. This e-book analyses biometric platforms when it comes to the appliance of biopolitical energy – company, army and governmental – at the human physique. It deploys cultural thought in reading the way within which biometric applied sciences represent the physique as a objective of surveillance and as a data-information item. The e-book thereby presents a finished evaluation and demanding research of either the neighborhood and worldwide ramifications of biometric applied sciences.

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