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Author: Paul R Josephson
Publisher: New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2017.
Series: Object lessons.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Josephson, Paul R.
Traffic.
New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2017
(DLC) 2016034474
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Josephson
ISBN: 9781501329340 1501329340
OCLC Number: 955779213
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Mushrooms in Minsk --
Speed bumps in twentieth century philosophy --
Utopian visions of machines and people : a world without speed bumps --
Mumford and Moses --
The historical concatenation of congestion --
Speed bumpology --
Crashworthy automobiles as speed bumps --
Race, equality and traffic --
Pedestrian malls as large scale speed bumps --
The woonerf : the neighborhood speed bump --
Taming roads themselves --
Curb cuts for people, roundabouts for automobiles --
The bicycle as a neo-luddite traffic solution --
Gendered speed bumps --
If stopped in traffic, hope for a crashworthy automobile --
Safety delays in the name of freedom --
Speed bump downsides --
Waxing and waning of Brazilian speed bumps --
Potholes and paper money --
Speed bumps for other hopeful technologies.
Series Title: Object lessons.
Responsibility: Paul Josephson.

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