About, Ilsen

Identification and Registration Practices in Transnational Perspective

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ilsen About, James R. Brown, Gayle Lonergan

Part I. The Central State: Systems, Standards and Techniques

2. Individual Identity and Identification in Eighteenth-Century France
Vincent Denis

3. Registration as Privilege: The Moscow Residence Permit as a Mark of Privilege in the Russian Empire, 1881–1905
Gayle Lonergan

4. Dissemination of the Argentine Dactyloscopy System in the Early Twentieth Century: Local, Regional and International Dimensions
Mercedes García Ferrari

5. The Philosopher and the Printer: Practices of Criminal Identification in Fascist Italy
Massimiliano Pagani

6. De-neutralizing Identification: S. & Marper v. United Kingdom, Biometric Databases, Uniqueness, Privacy and Human Rights
Simon A. Cole

7. The Biometric Fetish
Emilio Mordini, Andrew P. Rebera

Part II. Beyond the Central State: Community, Commerce and Economics

8. The Parish Registers in Early Modern English History: Registration from Above and Below
Simon Szreter

9. An Unusually Open Identification Number System: The Icelandic Kennitala
Ian Watson

10. From Custom to Civil Status Registration: The Anthropology of Kinship and the Rule of Law
Claudine Dardy

11. Consuming Identity and Consuming the State in Britain since c.1750
Edward Higgs

Part III. The Identified: Perception, Resistance and Negotiation

12. Cat and Mouse Games: The State, Indians in the Cape and the Permit System, 1900s–1920s
Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie

13. A Paper Trap. Exiles versus the Identification Police in France during the Interwar Period
Ilsen About

14. ‘Ausweis Bitte!’ Identity and Identification in Nazi Germany
Jane Caplan

15. What Do You Think the Household Register Is? Perceptions of Koseki Relating to Social Order and Individual Rights in 1950s and 2000s Japan
Karl Jakob Krogness

16. Denouncing and Resisting. Identity Assignment Policies in France, 1970–2010
Pierre Piazza

17. ‘Establishing Your True Identity’: Immigration Detention and Contemporary Identification Debates
Melanie Griffiths

18. Afterword: The Future of Identification’s Past: Reflections on the Development of Historical Identification Studies
Jane Caplan, Edward Higgs

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Public Policy, International Relations, Political Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Popular Science, general

Publication year
St Antony’s Series
Page amount
354 pages
Printed ISBN

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