Unique Identification: Inclusion and surveillance in the Indian biometric assemblage

@article{Jacobsen2012UniqueII,
  title={Unique Identification: Inclusion and surveillance in the Indian biometric assemblage},
  author={Elida K. U. Jacobsen},
  journal={Security Dialogue},
  year={2012},
  volume={43},
  pages={457 - 474}
}
The last decade has seen an increased focus on secured forms of identification in security governance, leading to a massive growth and standardization in the application of biometric technologies globally. This article examines what is currently the largest biometric technology project in the world: the nationwide Unique Identification (UID) number system in India. It emphasizes the importance of investigating the postcolonial contexts of governance in which biometric technology is currently… Expand
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