Global Challenges For Identity Policies

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

byEdgar A. Whitley, Ian Hosein

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The goals of this book are to provide a comprehensive review of identity policies as they are being implemented in various countries around the world, to consider the key arenas where identity policies are developed and to provide intellectual coherence for making sense of these various activities.

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The goals of this book are to provide a comprehensive review of identity policies as they are being implemented in various countries around the world, to consider the key arenas where identity policies are developed and to provide intellectual coherence for making sense of these various activities.

EDGAR A. WHITLEY is the Reader in Information Systems at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Whitley's research interests lie in identity management, especially the UK identity cards scheme. He also looks at philosophically and sociologically based interpretations of IS and actor-network theory.IAN HOSEIN is the ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:380 pages, 9.63 × 6.35 × 0.94 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542239

ISBN - 13:9780230542235

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Table of Contents

Introduction *  Why identity policies are important now * International review of identity policies *
An integrative model for studying identity policies *   Parliamentary debates *  Geopolitics *  Business * Technology *  Academia *  Media * Conclusions * Implications for identity policies

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"This timely and insightful book takes the reader through the various phases of planning, design, administration, and sustainability of identity management systems, which are key factors to enhance good governance, transparency, and accountability. It provides a comprehensive account of the UK National Identity Scheme, as well as a clear and detailed description of important identity and identification systems in other countries around the world. Global Challenges for Identity Policies will be of interest to both scholars and practitioners who are involved in identity management and policy development, and also acts as a great reference tool for their partners and liaisons."--Mia Harbitz, Senior Specialist, Institutional Capacity and Finance Sector Inter-American Development Bank