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Gijs Mom

and redefinitions of what it means to be mobile, either in a bus, in a car, or on a bicycle, or through a cell phone, a game, or the Internet, or, for that matter, in just a dangerous situation, as the current issue will testify. These reformulations

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Stéphanie Ponsavady

Central Mexico by studying a single repair shop in Aguascalientes. In this region, the bicycle has represented an important tool of mobility for working people, but their mobility has been compromised in recent decades by the ascendance of the personal

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The Rise and Fall of the Segway

Lessons for the Social Adoption of Future Transportation

Andrew V. Clark, Carol Atkinson-Palombo, and Norman W. Garrick

sixty-five pounds, more than double that of a bicycle, and whose base stands eight inches above the ground. 11 Segway's original model cost roughly $3,000, almost ten times that of a standard bicycle. Organizations began to line up for field tests in

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Eirini Kasioumi, Anna Plyushteva, Talya Zemach-Bersin, Kathleen F. Oswald, Molly Sauter, Alexandra Ganser, Mustafa Ahmed Khan, Natasha Raheja, Harry Oosterhuis, and Benjamin Fraser

Margaret Guroff, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016), 295 pp., 10 black-and-white photographs, 5 black-and-white illustrations, $17.95 (paperback) Melody L. Hoffmann, Bike Lanes Are

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On the Verge of the Here and Now

Madness, Paranoia and Improvisation of the Present in Hemingway's ‘A Pursuit Race’

Klaudia Borkiewicz

the intolerable: delve into madness. ‘I've got down off my bicycle’. Failing to hold the lead: stuck between movement and immobility Although it is not rare for Hemingway's protagonists to exhibit symptoms of emotional breakdown and act

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

developing underground mobility in Rome (263). The chapters of the fourth part of the book focus on interest groups. Wulf-hard Stahl insists on some tensions within an intellectual elite regarding the status of bicycles in the public space in Germany around

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

by a chapter on recycling bicycles. The book is designed to prompt reassessment of the often linear assumptions present in conceptualizing sustainability and to alert the reader to the importance of technologies and technical processes involved in

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The “Brick and Mortar” of Mobilization?

Storytelling and Materiality in Anti-Asylum Seeker Center Protests in the Netherlands

Iris Beau Segers

such as bicycles and healthcare. This resonates strongly with ethnic competition theory ( Savelkoul et al. 2011 ; Schneider 2008 ). This article, however, argues that it is not the materiality of resource distribution per se that drives anti

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Ten Years of Transfers

Mobility Studies and Social Change during a Pandemic

Mimi Sheller

in many major cities, bringing a sudden clearing of air pollution and seldom-seen blue skies around the world, along with a new flow of bicycles onto the streets of many cities. In Nature Climate Change , Corinne Le Quéré and colleagues find that

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Boys and Storytelling, Guest Editors’ Introduction

Jonathan A. Allan and Cliff Leek

does not focus squarely on sexuality, there are some resonances to be found between the above articles and Brian Frehner's “‘Hand-Me-Down Habitats’: Bicycles, Youth, and Open Space in the 1970s,” which brings together boys, bicycles, and both the