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Book review: Discriminating data: correlation, neighborhoods, and the new politics of recognition by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

Beer, David (2021) Book review: Discriminating data: correlation, neighborhoods, and the new politics of recognition by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun. LSE Review of Books (22 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Discriminating Data: Correlation, Neighborhoods, and the New Politics of Recognition, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun explores how technological developments around data are amplifying and automating discrimination and prejudice. Through conceptual innovation and historical details, this book offers engaging and revealing insights into how data exacerbates discrimination in powerful ways, writes David Beer. Discriminating Data: Correlation, Neighborhoods, and the New Politics of Recognition. Wendy Hui Kyong Chun (mathematical illustrations by Alex Barnett). MIT Press. 2021.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2022 15:42
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2022 15:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113121

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