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Breckenridge K. Documentary government and mathematical identification : On the theoretical significance of African biometric government. In: Dalberto SAwenengo, Banégas R, editors. Identification and Citizenship in Africa: Biometrics, the Documentary State and Bureaucratic Writings of the Self. Routledge; 2021. 4. p. 49-64p.
Breckenridge K, James D. Recentring the margins: Theorizing African capitalism after 50 years. Economy and Society. 2021.
Breckenridge K. What happened to the theory of African capitalism? Economy and Society. 2021:9-35.
Breckenridge K. African Progressivism, Land and Law : Rereading Plaatje's Native Life in South Africa. In: Peterson B, Willan B, Remmington J, editors. Sol Plaatje's Native Life in South Africa : Past and present. Johannesburg: Wits University Press; 2016.
Breckenridge K. 14 No Will to Know: The Rise and Fall of African Civil Registration in Twentieth-Century South Africa. In: Proceedings of the British Academy. Vol 182. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2012. 3. p. 357-383p.
Breckenridge K, Szreter S. Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History. Oxford University Press; 2012.
Szreter S, Breckenridge K. Registration and Recognition: the Infrastructure of Personhood in World History. In: Registration and Recognition: Documenting the person in World History. Oxford University Press; 2012. 1. p. 1-38p.
Breckenridge K. Capitaliser sur les pauvres: les enjeux de l’adoption de services financiers biométriques au Nigeria. In: Ceyhan A, Piazza P, editors. L’identification Biométrique: Champs, Acteurs, Enjeux Et Controverses. Paris: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme; 2011.
Breckenridge K. Gandhi's Progressive Disillusionment: Thumbs, Fingers, and the Rejection of Scientific Modernism in Hind Swaraj. Public Culture. 2011;23(2):331-348.
Breckenridge K. Special Rights in Property: Why Modern African Economies are Dependent on Mineral Resources. In: Bayly CA, Rao V, Szreter S, Woolcock M, editors. History, Historians and Development Policy: A Necessary Dialogue. Manchester: Manchester University Press; 2011.
Breckenridge K. The world's first biometric money: Ghana's e-Zwich and the contemporary influence of South African biometrics. Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute. 2010;80(4):642-662.
Breckenridge K. The Elusive Panopticon: The HANIS Project and the Politics of Standards in South Africa. In: Bennett C, Lyon D, editors. Playing the ID card: Surveillance, security and identity in global perspective. London: Routledge; 2008. 3. p. 39-56p.
Breckenridge K. Power without Knowledge: Three Nineteenth Century Colonialisms in South Africa. Journal of Natal and Zulu History. 2008;26:2-30.
Breckenridge K. Reasons for writing: African working-class letter-writing in early-twentieth century South Africa. In: Barber K, editor. Africa's Hidden Histories: everyday literacy and making the self. Bloomington: Indiana University Press; 2006.