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Reconsidering the Bicycle: An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing Luis A Vivanco

Reconsidering the Bicycle: An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing

Luis A Vivanco

Published March 5th 2013
ISBN : 9781136656705
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184 pages
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This book explores how and why people are reconsidering the bicycle, no longer thinking of it simply as a toy or exercise machine, but as a potential solution to a number of contemporary problems. It focuses in particular on what reconsidering theMoreThis book explores how and why people are reconsidering the bicycle, no longer thinking of it simply as a toy or exercise machine, but as a potential solution to a number of contemporary problems. It focuses in particular on what reconsidering the bicycle might mean for everyday practices and politics of urban mobility, a concept that refers to the intertwined physical, technological, social, and experiential dimensions of human movement.This book is for Introductory Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Sociology, Environmental Anthropology, and all undergraduate courses on the environment and on sustainability throughout the social sciences.