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Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... By documenting unchanging facts such as date of birth, place of birth, parents, and sex, a birth certificate establishes a permanent link between an individual's identity and their body. As a permanent biometric measure, sex classification stands alone: a visual inspection of an individual's...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... birth certificates transgender New York City sex classification ...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... race birth certificates passports birthright citizenship Mexico-U.S. ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... States across land borders, and the U.S. State Department’s denial of passports to many Mexican Americans born in the borderlands of South Texas. The State Department has justified these denials by citing heightened fraud concerns regarding birth certificates signed by Latina lay midwives who practice...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
..., and sex, a birth certificate establishes a permanent link between an individual's identity and their body. As a permanent biometric measure, sex classification stands alone: a visual inspection of an individual's person cannot provide the truth of their current name or date of birth or their country...
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027195-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... Advancing the concept abjectivity, the authors interrogate how the biopolitics of citizenship and governmentality—surveillance, immigration documents, employment forms, birth certificates, tax forms, drivers’ licenses, credit card applications, bank accounts, medical insurance, car insurance...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... for U.S. citizens entering the United States across land borders, and the U.S. State Department’s denial of passports to many Mexican Americans born in the borderlands of South Texas. The State Department has justified these denials by citing heightened fraud concerns regarding birth certificates signed...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates, nationality certificates, passports, and national identity cards, were systemically viewed as false or fraudulent for a particular class of citizens...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... This chapter tells the story of the dismantling of apartheid, especially the development and signing of a new constitution described as the birth certificate of the new democracy. It examines the role of race in the country’s future as it seeks to move from the political empowerment...
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... electoral, nationality, land, and labor acts. As well as looking at how the policy affected Ivorian society, Babo investigates how ordinary citizens navigated laws by focusing on the evidence residents were requested to produce to demonstrate their ivoirité. Identity documents, such as birth certificates...
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
...Border Crossings Advancing the concept abjectivity, the authors interrogate how the biopolitics of citizenship and governmentality—surveillance, immigration documents, employment forms, birth certificates, tax forms, drivers’ licenses, credit card applications, bank accounts, medical...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... dirty tricks This chapter tells the story of the dismantling of apartheid, especially the development and signing of a new constitution described as the birth certificate of the new democracy. It examines the role of race in the country’s future as it seeks to move from the political empowerment...