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Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375302-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7530-2
... Chapter 4 examines the discretionary power wielded by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents and airline workers through cases mainly of black women who were subjected to invasive pat downs, hair searches, and other security measures at U.S. airports. By questioning how black women...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... protocols. It also examines two campaigns addressed to TSA employees. The first trains agents to be sensitive when performing physical pat-down inspections on those passengers unable to be screened by machine because of a disability or medical condition. The second teaches TSA employees how to provide...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... profiling is provided through the sta- tistical fact that the Transportation Security Administration (tsa) stops and frisks black women at airports nine times more frequently than it does white women, even though the former are found carrying contraband less than half as often as the latter (Browne 2015...
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
... This chapter critiques the Transportation Security Administration’s program in behavior detection. Based on select Israeli security techniques, which have been modified according to a contested school of behavioral psychology, the program approaches the passenger/suspect as a discrete individual...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... you really have to believe that while things change, they remain the same. AK: Your old friend “Baby” Bush is gone. But has Obama been any ­better? While we are worried about the tsa [Transportation Security Administration] at airports, in less fortunate places U.S. drone attacks are...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... Security Administration (tsa), 16 trauma, border security and, 88 92, 89 Trinka, Susanna, 138 Trulia website, 170 Trump, Donald, 6 8, 16, 87, 90, 189 90 trust (confianza), 126 27 Tucker, Ian, 143 44 Turing, Alan, 43 Tuscon Samaritans, 97 98 Tyner, James, 191 93 uglification, security aesthetics and, 272 76...
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012092-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1209-2
...- ficient identification to access federal facilities. But the specter of massive numbers of Arizona citizens being turned back by Transportation Security Administration (tsa) agents at the airport fi nally persuaded most of them that citizens were likely to...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5