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 even
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’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 makes no appeal to
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 was
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models underpinning internet platforms today.
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Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini
” 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 landings. The
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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 transgender is a condition to be corrected
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promoting alternate ownership/usage models. Options for sustainable living must be made affordable as a matter of urgency. Planning decisions and the location of key services must also take into account mobility options beyond private car ownership and road
Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China
Hilda Rømer Christensen
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, James Woodcock
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Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström
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 opinions and
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lamentations echo Figure 2 Liberated long shots of nomadic peoples in Johanna d’Arc of Mongolia (© Ulrike Ottinger Filmproduktion). those of the American Fanny, who bemoans “melancholy, monotony, mono-culture, monochrony.” Windermere seeks to model