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Author Kidder, Jeffrey L
Title Urban Flow : Bike Messengers and the City
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (253 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Lure of Delivery -- 1. The Job -- 2. The Lifestyle -- 3. Men's Work and Dirty Work -- 4. Playing in Traffic -- 5. The Deep Play of Alleycats -- 6. The Affective Appropriation of Space -- 7. The Meaning of Messenger Style -- Conclusion: The Politics of Appropriation -- Appendix A: Theoretical Outline -- Appendix B: Expanded Discussion of Method -- Notes -- References -- Index
In Urban Flow, Jeffrey L. Kidder introduces readers to the fascinating subculture of bike messengers, exploring its appeal as well as its uncertainties and dangers
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kidder, Jeffrey L. Urban Flow : Bike Messengers and the City Ithaca : Cornell University Press,c2012 9780801449925
Subject Bicycle messengers -- United States -- Social conditions.;Sociology, Urban -- United States
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