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Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

systems have been developed that renew the promise of the automobile. Most of them have become standard features in contemporary car models. Nowadays, however, researchers at high-tech companies, in the automotive industry and in academia, are pursuing an

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Cotten Seiler

international migrants that a state draws explicitly the borders around its legal and cultural citizenship. Here the citizen-ideal assembled in the United States is instructive: as opposed to more homogeneous states of the Westphalian model, American identity

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Combustion, Hydraulic, and Other Forms of Masculinity

An Essay Exploring Dominant Values and Representations of the Driver in Driverless Technology

Sarah Redshaw

Mercedes-Benz. Tesla’s electric technology embraces autonomous technologies though finds it necessary to appeal to combustion masculinity. Google stands out from manufacturers with an alternative model of mobility that is both electric and driverless and

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DEADARTIST.ME

An Experiment with Networks and Traps

Olga Lukyanova and André Mintz

mobility standards across platforms, which would imply a deeper shift in the regulations and business models underpinning internet platforms today.

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Blue Sky Matter

Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design

Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini

“737 classic” versions (the 300/400/500 models). The second instance draws on the second author’s experiences of flying aboard the DeHavilland Beaver, or DHC-2—a small, single-engine “bush plane” often used with floats to allow for water takeoff s and

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

. The first chapter, which is the most theoretical, thinks through the ways in which transgender social movements both look to and disavow disability as a model. While some transgender activists engage with a medical model of transgender identity, where

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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

enjoy an anthropomorphized vehicle that was given a name (Iris), gender, and voice. 5 Others suggest that driver models of autonomous cars should be customized to mirror human dynamics based on gender, age, and emotion. 6 Studies on sex differences in

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

, such as Susan Hanson and Mimi Sheller, who have argued for the need to address and deconstruct core ideas of genderless models of choice and individuality as a way of introducing innovations into transport research. Along similar lines, Rachel Aldred

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Automobiles and Socioeconomic Sustainability

Do We Need a Mobility Bill of Rights?

Daniel Newman

barriers. If cars are needed, more work to make alternative fuels more affordable is vital, as well as promoting alternate ownership/usage models. Options for sustainable living must be made affordable as a matter of urgency. Planning decisions and the

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Filmmaking at a Crossroads

Ulrike Ottinger’s Johanna d’Arc of Mongolia Goes off the Rails

Grace An

.” Windermere seeks to model Giovanna (Italian for “Johanna,” which is German for “Joan”) into a lady or a fairy tale character, as if to approximate myths and legends. As systematically symbolized by the train, teleological views of cultures fail to hold in