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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

norms and hierarchies in a time of liberalization, riding a big motorcycle was definitely a subversive choice. It is hard to estimate whether women bikers could express their needs through the existing male-inspired and male–oriented clubs. These clubs

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Abdulla Al Sayyari, Fayez Hejaili, and Faissal Shaheen

rather than objecting to such discussions, in fact they enjoy them and get deeply involved with them. One good example of the interaction been the society’s norms and medical ethics can be seen in the field of organ transplantation. Social attitudes and

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Johannes Riis

previous scenes or shared norms. Whether the actor employs distinct or indistinct expressiveness with regard to particular emotions may tell us more about how the kind of patterns and configurations at work in the communication of character emotions than a

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

are diverse. For some people, like the Chinese migrants involved in this study, negative feelings detract from the desire to drive, with implications for patterns of car use. Our participants’ narratives made direct links between transport norms and

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A New Kind of Monster, Cowboy, and Crusader?

Gender Hegemony and Flows of Masculinities in Pixar Animated Films

Elizabeth Al-Jbouri and Shauna Pomerantz

“natural” and “ordinary” (645). As a result, animated representations of boys and men go unchallenged and render dominant gender norms invisible, which reify specific forms of masculinity while disparaging others. Gender naturalization illustrates the

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Cormac Ó Beaglaoich, Mark Kiss, Clíodhna Ní Bheaglaoich, and Todd G. Morrison

transcripts generated from a series of focus groups and personal interviews ( N = 54) in which adolescent boys investigated “the expectations, stressors, and masculine norms” ( Ó Beaglaoich et al. 2015b: 313 ) that they or other members of their gender

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Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

user of an autonomous car. What kinds of images are used, what promises are made, and how is this discourse influenced by gendered norms? Do class and race interact with gender in the case of driverless cars? The exploration of these imagined futures is

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After the Party

Trump, Le Pen, and the New Normal

Anne Sa’adah

across the range of American political institutions. Republicans now control both Houses of Congress, thirty-three governorships, and thirty-two state legislatures. 30 Rules and norms, already battered, have been further eroded, notably in the Senate

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European Comic Art Reaches Its Tenth Year

The Editors

Québec. Our contributors have often pointed to the capacity of comics, long confined to the countercultural or mass-cultural margins, for disrupting norms in relation not only to official narratives of nation but also to gender, ethnic and social class

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Mike Classon Frangos

exaggerated self-representation of the author and a carnivalesque reversal of the menstrual taboo. Through absurdist humour and grotesque exaggeration, Doucet's comics can be thought of as examples of activist shock tactics that challenge the norms of silence