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The new profiling: Algorithms, black boxes, and the failure of anti-discriminatory safeguards in the European Union
This article argues that with increasingly large databases and computational power, profiling as a key part of security governance is experiencing major changes. Targeting mobile populations in orderExpand
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Securitising Sustainability? Questioning the 'Water, Energy and Food-Security Nexus'
The water, energy and food-security nexus approach put forward by the Bonn2011 Conference highlights the need for an integrative approach towards issues of water, energy and food, and puts them underExpand
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Exploring the Security/Facilitation Nexus: Foucault at the ‘Smart’ Border
This article critically engages the ongoing efforts of establishing a Registered Traveller Programme (RTP), as part of the Smart Borders Package, at the EU level. As the RTP seeks to flexibiliseExpand
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Anticipated discrimination among people with schizophrenia
Üçok A, Brohan E, Rose D, Sartorius N, Leese M, Yoon CK, Plooy A, Ertekin BA, Milev R, Thornicroft G, the INDIGO Study Group. Anticipated discrimination among people with schizophrenia.
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Putting critique to work: Ethics in EU security research
In this article, we examine the possibility of exercising critique through the mandatory ethical coverage that EU security research projects must be subjected to. Applied ethics, so we argue, speaksExpand
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Humor at the Airport? Visualization, Exposure, and Laughter in the "War on Terror"
With the emergence of aviation as a target for terrorism and serious crime in the 1970s, the affective dimension of airport security changed drastically and is now carefully engineered as a zone ofExpand
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‘We were taken by surprise’: body scanners, technology adjustment, and the eradication of failure
This paper analyzes how body scanners were implemented at German airports in 2014 after failing a preliminary trial run in 2010–2011. The paper retraces how this initial failure became possible. ItExpand
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Holding the Project Accountable: Research Governance, Ethics, and Democracy
  • M. Leese
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Sci. Eng. Ethics
  • 5 January 2017
This paper seeks to address research governance by highlighting the notion of public accountability as a complementary tool for the establishment of an ethical resonance space for emerging technologies. Expand
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Privacy and Security – On the Evolution of a European Conflict
Privacy and security have long been framed as incommensurable concepts that had to be traded off against each other. While such a notion is rather under-complex, it has been quite persistent. InExpand
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