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“Legal identity” and biometric identification in Africa

Manby, Bronwen ORCID: 0000-0002-7027-0431 (2018) “Legal identity” and biometric identification in Africa. Newsletter of the American Political Science Association’s Organized Section on Migration and Citizenship, 6 (2). pp. 54-60. ISSN 2578-2207

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Abstract

There is near-universal consensus on the importance of “legal identity” as a foundation for economic development and respect for rights. But insufficient attention is paid to the risks attendant on a drive to roll out biometric identification systems in fulfilment of this promise.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://connect.apsanet.org/s43/
Additional Information: © 2018 American Political Science Association
Divisions: Sociology
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
J Political Science > JX International law
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 13:21
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2021 23:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/105626

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