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Cycling and society

Author: Paul Rosen; Peter Cox; David Horton
Publisher: Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Transport and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Cycling is a key everyday mode of mobility in the developing world and parts of northern Europe, and one which is being promoted by governments of car-dominated societies such as the UK. This book  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rosen; Peter Cox; David Horton
ISBN: 9780754648444 0754648443
OCLC Number: 494299890
Notes: Table des matières disponible en ligne.
Description: 1 v. (XIII-205 p.) : illustrations, couv. illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction: cycling and society, Dave Horton, Peter Cox and Paul Rosen; Cycling the city: non-place and the sensory construction of meaning in a mobile practice, Justin Spinney; Capitalising on curiosity: women's professional cycle racing in the late 19th century, Clare Simpson; Barriers to cycling: an exploration of quantitative analyses, John Parkin, Tim Ryley and Tim Jones; Hell is other cyclists: rethinking transport and identity, David Skinner and Paul Rosen; The Flaneur on wheels?, Nicholas Oddy; Bicycles don't evolve: velomobiles and the modelling of transport technologies, Peter Cox with Frederick Van De Walle; Fear of cycling, Dave Horton; Men, women and the bicycle: gender and social geography of cycling in the late 19th century, Philip Gordon Mackintosh and Glenn Norcliffe; Bicycle messengers: image, identity and community, Ben Fincham; Index.
Series Title: Transport and society.
Responsibility: edited by Dave Horton ..., Paul Rosen ..., Peter Cox ...
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'This is a very timely book by an impressive list of contributors and it will go a long way to put cycling very firmly on the serious policy agenda.A Cycling has an enormous amount to offer to a Read more...

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