C.L. Quinan is Assistant Professor of Gender Studies in the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University (The Netherlands).
ArticlesUbiquitous in airports, border checkpoints, and other securitised spaces throughout the world, full-body imaging scanners claim to read bodies in order to identify if they pose security threats. Millimetre-wave body imaging machines—the most common type of body scanner—display to the operating security agent a screen with a generic body outline. If an anomaly is found or if an individual...Read more