Automobile Politics: Ecology and Cultural Political Economy

Automobile Politics: Ecology and Cultural Political Economy

by Matthew Paterson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521870801

ISBN-13: 9780521870801

Pub. Date: 07/31/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


About the Author:
Matthew Paterson is Professor of Political Science in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa

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About the Author:
Matthew Paterson is Professor of Political Science in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521870801
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents


List of figures     vi
Preface     vii
Acknowledgements     ix
List of acronyms     xi
Introduction: (auto)mobility, ecology and global politics     1
Automobility and its discontents     32
Don't stop movin': the pro-car backlash     61
Automobile political economy     91
The car's cultural politics: producing the (auto)mobile subject     121
Swampy fever, Mondeo Man     166
Greening automobility?     192
Conclusions     225
References     236
Index     267

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