Against Automobility (Heftet)

Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon

Serie: Sociological Review Monographs 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2006
Antall sider: 268
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Sociological Review Monographs
ISBN/EAN: 9781405152709
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk og Naturvitenskap
Omtale Against Automobility
Despite its promise of freedom and autonomy, the ubiquity of the automobile has influenced unforeseen ecological, social, and political change. In Against Automobility, a panel of distinguished scholars take a critical look at the contradiction of the automobile. * A critical account of the impact of the car on society, which is both liberated by and reliant upon motor vehicles. * Written by a panel of distinguished scholars from varying disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. * Examines automobility's effect on environmental, social, and political issues. * Will be of interest to those whose research focuses on geography, politics, consumption and cultural studies, critical theory, and the sociology of objects and everyday life.

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