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Carjacked : the culture of the automobile and its effect on our lives

Author: Catherine Lutz; Anne Lutz Fernandez
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carjacked sheds new light on the complex impact of the automobile on American society and shows us how to develop a new and healthier relationship with cars, one that is both cheaper and greener.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lutz; Anne Lutz Fernandez
ISBN: 9780230618138 0230618138
OCLC Number: 456837275
Description: pages cm
Contents: Preface Introduction Dream Car: Myth-making, Western Values, and the Automobile 23 The Pitch: How They Sell The Pitch: How We Buy The Catch: What We Really Pay Chapter 6. The Catch: The Rich Get Richer Why We Drive Drive Time Remakes Us Getting Carsick Full Metal Jacket: The Body Count Conclusion: A Call to Action
Responsibility: by Catherine Lutz, Anne Lutz Fernandez.

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"The authors capture the fantasy and reality of our love of cars.They hold up a mirror to we, 'the people, ' to let us look at our individual and collective glamour and bloat. They ask, subtly and Read more...

 
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