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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

eighteenth centuries, which was considered an activity of self-improvement), while the latter drew on popular fictional tales and stereotypes. These middlebrow concerns were often expressed in the distinction between the “tourist” and the “traveler.” As

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

of doing heterosexual masculinity and pleasure. In this stereotyped framework, women become constructed as practicing a rational femininity as opposed, or even as a threat, to this type of male sociality and pleasure. 22 The following analysis will

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Media Ecologies of Autonomous Automobility

Gendered and Racial Dimensions of Future Concept Cars

Julia M. Hildebrand and Mimi Sheller

, such as image taking, are highlighted when the female protagonist is in the vehicle, confirming gendered notions of communicating being feminine. 44 While Hiro’s stereotypical masculinity was briefly threatened in the exposure of his prolonged gaze on

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“Four Guys and a Hole in the Floor”

Racial Politics of Mobility and Excretion among BC-Based Long Haul Truckers

Amie McLean

in contemporary society truckers are widely associated with a stigmatized masculinity. These associations are highly embodied: the stereotypical trucker of the social imaginary is dirty, fat, dangerously licentious, lazy, and smelly. Truckers

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L’entrée en politique des militants amérindiens en Argentine

Trajectoires, discours, avancées et limites

Maité Boullosa-Joly

ont été les gentils, donc ça, ça fait qu’on change la donne ». Eduardo espère ainsi briser les stéréotypes à propos des indigènes présents dans les représentations collectives. Ce procédé aboutit à un nouveau réalisme inter-ethnique « dans lequel

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

tangible assessment criteria. “Refugeeness” turned into a performance where neediness had to be demonstrated through short stereotypical narratives of flight and life in exile, but mostly visual markers of destitution. Despite VIVA’s anti

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Stephanie J. Silverman

scrutiny, securitization, and surveillance (e.g., Berns-McGown 2013 ; Giwa et al. 2014 ; Razack 2007 ; Sirin and Fine 2007 ). Academic, government, and media characterizations have stereotyped Somali-Canadians as violent outsiders who needed additional

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Christine Moderbacher

familiar streets in their neighborhood ( Mazzocchetti 2012: 3 ). The feelings of anger and injustice are enforced by dynamics of discrimination, racism, and the stereotypical images conveyed by, lately also international, media. Figure 2. Crossing

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Sabina Barone, Veronika Bernard, Teresa S Büchsel, Leslie Fesenmyer, Bruce Whitehouse, Petra Molnar, Bonny Astor, and Olga R. Gulina

victims or villains, providing very few counter-examples to these stereotypes. Despite his stated distrust of statistics, Judah peppers his account with figures that evoke tabloid headlines and UKIP political slogans. For instance, he makes the well

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

literature on hegemonic masculinity, gender stereotypes, and the relational gendered symbolic order. The Google Car Google has been testing its driverless cars on selected US roads since 2012. The most famous prototype is a small, electric two