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National identification systems : essays in opposition

Author: Carl Watner; Wendy McElroy
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2004.
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A collection of essays that present the historical, religious, moral and practical arguments against government identification. The articles look at several government naming practices and the census  Read more...

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National identification systems.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2004
(OCoLC)607065630
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National identification systems.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2004
(OCoLC)607670654
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Watner; Wendy McElroy
ISBN: 0786415959 9780786415953
OCLC Number: 52738699
Description: ix, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface / Carl Watner --
pt. I.A history of government ID and citizen-tracking. Men ahead of their times / Jeremy Bentham, Luis Reyna Almandos ; Government surnames and legal identities / James C. Scott, John Tehranian, Jeremy Mathias ; Genocide and group classification on national ID cards / Jim Fussell ; The compulsory birth and death certificate in the United States / Carl Watner ; A national fingerprint system for the United States / Pamela Sankar ; Drivers licenses and vehicle registration in historical perspective / Carl Watner ; The Russian card: the propiska / Nicolas Werth ; Population registers in the Netherlands during World War II / Bob Moore ; The English identity cards / C.H. Rolph ; A history of the census / Carl Watner --
pt. II. Contemporary issues. Systematic federal surveillance of ordinary Americans / Charlotte Twight ; National ID: our line in the sand / Claire Wolfe ; The Australia card: campaign of opposition / Simon Davies ; The Social Security Number in America: 1935-2000 / Robert Ellis Smith ; My national I.D. card is a threat to your civil liberties / Gregory Dicum ; How computers are a menace to liberty / Hans Sherrer ; Why I oppose government enumeration / Carl Watner --
pt. III. The future and resistance. Gandhi's story in South Africa / Calvin Kytle ; Give me liberty / Rose Wilder Lane ; Resist enumeration / Scott McDonald ; National I.D. for all public servants / Patricia Neill ; An American refusenik / Claire Wolfe ; Red tape ; Why I refuse to be numbered ; Slavery and national ID / Carl Watner ; ID without big brother / Sunni Maravillosa ; Epilogue: national ID and the police state / Claire Wolfe, Aaron Zelman.
Responsibility: edited by Carl Watner with Wendy McElroy.

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