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Title Vehicles : cars, canoes, and other metaphors of moral imagination / edited by David Lipset and Richard Handler
Published New York : Berghahn Books, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages .)
Contents Introduction : Charon's boat and other vehicles of moral imagination / David Lipset -- Living canoes : vehicles of moral imagination among the Murik of Papua New Guinea / David Lipset -- Cars, persons, and streets : Erving Goffman and the analysis of traffic rules / Richard Handler -- It's not an airplane, it's my baby? : using a gender metaphor to make sense of old warplanes in North America / Kent Wayland -- Is female to male as lightweight cars are to sports cars? : gender metaphors and cognitive schemas in recessionary Japan / Joshua Hotaka Roth -- Little cars that make us cry : Yugoslav Fica as a vehicle for social commentary and ritual restoration of innocence / Marko Živković -- "Let's go F.B!" : metaphors of cars and corruption in China / Beth E. Notar -- Barrio metaxis : ambivalent aesthetics in lowrider cars of Mexican-Americans / Ben Chappell -- Driving back into the light : traversing life and death in a lynching reenactment by African-Americans / Mark Auslander -- Afterword : quo vadis? / James W. Fernandez
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Material culture -- Case studies.
Transportation -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Vehicles -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Handler, Richard, 1950- editor
Lipset, David, 1951- editor
ISBN 178238376X (electronic bk.)
9781782383765 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)