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Against Automobility

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Against Automobility
Campbell Jones, Chris Land, Matthew Paterson, Steffen Bohm
Type: eBook
Released: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Page Count: 254
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1405152702
ISBN-13: 9781405152709
Despite its promise of freedom and autonomy, the ubiquity of the automobile has influenced unforeseen ecological, social, and political change.Against Automobility Textbook 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. Book Description 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 from varying disciplines in the humanities and social sciences take a critical look at the contradiction of the automobile. This valuable collection of essays presents the reader with an opportunity to examine the consequences of a society that is all at once liberated by and reliant upon the automobile. This volume will appeal to those whose research focus on geography, politics, critical theory, consumption and cultural studies, or the sociology of everyday objects.

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