Articles that particularly cite the LSE Identity Project work

2010 Walsham G and Mingers J (2010) Toward ethical
information systems: The contribution of discourse ethics. MIS
34(4), 833-854.
this paper noted that “the participation of the LSE in
the debate [about identity cards] should surely be welcomed” in terms
of the importance of “universalization, and the pursuit of the just,
the good, and the practical”
2009 Froomkin AM (2009) Identity cards and Identity
romanticism. In Lessons from the identity trail: Anonymity, privacy
and identity in a networked society
(Kerr I, Ed), pp 245-263,
Oxford University Press, Oxford.
this paper makes particular reference to the ‘romantic
ideal’ of free movement and contrasts this with identity practice in
common and civil law worlds.
Pieri E (2009) ID cards: A snapshot of the debate in
the UK press ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science (23
April) Archived at
finds the media coverage of the Identity Cards Scheme
is presented in a negative light leading to the conclusion that it is
perceived to be illiberal and being introduced by stealth, echoing the
concerns of the LSE identity project.
Joinson A (2009) Privacy Concerns, Trust in Government
and Attitudes to Identity Cards in the United Kingdom. HICSS,
this study has compared the LSE alternative proposals
with those put forward by the UK Government and a House of Lords
Amendment. The study reveals the important role of perceived
compulsion, user-centric control and trust in government in affecting
support for the identity cards scheme
Koops B-J, Leenes R, Meints M, Meulen Nvd and
Jaquet-Chiffelle D-O (2009) A typology of identity-related crime:
Conceptual, technical, and legal issues Information, communication
& society
12(1), 1-24.
draws on LSE Identity Project work on the problems of
defining identity-related activities to develop a typology of
identity-related crime
2008 Davenport E (2008) Social informatics and
sociotechnical research – a view from the UK. Journal of
Information Science
34(4), 519-530.
describes the LSE Identity Project as providing
“evidence based input into UK policy-making on Identity Cards”, noting
that “The group’s attempts to ‘improve the terms of debate and public
discourse’ have required integrity and tenacity at every level of the
institution” and highlighting “a process of social learning, by
conserving evidence of the interactions that have placed this
particular group of academic actors in an authentically critical
relationship with government and industry”
2007 Lyon D (2007) National ID Cards: Crime-control,
citizenship and social sorting. Policing 1(1), 111-118.
notes that LSE report “made
a number of constructive proposals as to how an ID card system might be
set up in more secure and less contentious ways than the one
legislated” (p. 150)
Bridgmann T (2007) Reconstituting relevance: Exploring
Possibilities for Management Educators’ Critical Engagement with the
Public. Management learning 38(4), 519-530.
describes the LSE Identity Project as an example of
critical and engaged activity
2006 Rotenberg M (2006) Real ID, Real Trouble? Communications
of the ACM
49, 128-128.
includes discussion of the LSE Identity Project
Guizzo E (2006) Loser: Britain’s Identity Crisis. IEEE
includes discussion of the LSE Identity Project

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