Against Automobility (Sociological Review Monographs)
Wiley-Blackwell | 2006-12-06 | ISBN: 1405152702 | 268 pages | PDF | 2 MB
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.