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Author Furness, Zachary Mooradian

Title One less car : bicycling and the politics of automobility / Zack Furness

Publ Info Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010
 CCE Main Collection  HE308 F87 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Newport  HE308 .F87 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  HE308 .F87 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  HE308 .F87 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HE308 .F87 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Sporting
Sporting (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-336) and index
Contents Introductions and intersections -- Becoming auto-mobile -- Vélorutionaries and the right to the (bikeable) city -- Critical Mass and the functions of bicycle protest -- Two-wheeled terrors and forty-year-old virgins : mass media and the representation of bicycling -- DIY bike culture -- Handouts, hand ups, or just lending a hand? : community bike projects, bicycle aid, and competing visions of development under globalization -- Conclusion, or "we have nothing to lose but our (bike) chains."
LC subject Cycling -- Political aspects -- United States
Urban transportation policy -- United States
Transportation, Automotive -- Social aspects
Bicycle commuting -- United States
United States -- Social life and customs
ISBN 9781592136124 (hc : alk. paper)
9781592136131 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592136125 (hc : alk. paper)
1592136133 (pbk. : alk. paper)