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Somy Kim

stereotypes, humor, and satire as a “weapon of reason,” beg a viewer to question the ability of this satire to indeed critique established norms and institutionalized discrimination. When we laugh at Sam’s group of black friends harassing a lone movie

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Florian Krobb and Dorit Müller

communicable level and, concurrently, the “voice of the Other” might become obscured beneath genre conventions, stereotypes, and fantasies. 15 Conversely, narratives of travel often function as an occasion for the incorporation of the strange and unknown into

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Mariana C. Françozo

predictable stereotypes (an unnecessarily loud jaguar roaring in the Brazilian jungle), these are represented in three small and rather informative galleries depicting the life encountered by migrants in Argentina, Brazil, and the United States. At the end of

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Introduction

Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

self-driving cars still function as prostheses of male identity? Could autonomous automobility even degender the driver? Or will hegemonic masculinity merely be reconfigured in future mobility cultures? As history teaches us, gender stereotypes are

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

prisoners of war in Europe, to fiction, travel writing, and film about Africa, along with a substantial introduction highlighting the continuing political impact of colonial stereotypes and racist representations. Though it does not rewrite the story, the

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Dhan Zunino Singh

-passenger colectivo (three women and three men). The author thoroughly describes the bodies of three female passengers, matching the stereotype of the modern female worker (the Esthercita ). Although smart, their clothes are similar; even “the quality of the rouge

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

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

Nicholas Halter

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 John Urry, Dean McCannell, and James

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Media Ecologies of Autonomous Automobility

Gendered and Racial Dimensions of Future Concept Cars

Julia M. Hildebrand and Mimi Sheller

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 Yume, he has the

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

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 show how bikes interpellate

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Portrait

J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

written) not only could appear to reproduce the social order—a form of stereotypical reproduction—but also was integral to its actual transformation. John’s work at that time inflected many theoretical interests and influences. A visiting professor at the