Social Scientific Analyses of a Global Phenomenon
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Against Automobility by Steffen Bohm
Book DescriptionDespite its promise of freedom and autonomy, the ubiquity of the automobile has influenced unforeseen ecological, social, and political change. In Against Automobility, a panel of distinguished scholars take a critical look at the contradiction of the automobile. * A critical account of the impact of the car on society, which is both liberated by and reliant upon motor vehicles. * Written by a panel of distinguished scholars from varying disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. * Examines automobility's effect on environmental, social, and political issues. * Will be of interest to those whose research focuses on geography, politics, consumption and cultural studies, critical theory, and the sociology of objects and everyday life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405152709
(229mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Steffen Bohm
Ecocultures, Paperback (December 2014)
"This book demonstrates how communities in both developed and developing countries are already taking action to maintain or build resilient and sustainable lifestyles. These communities, here designated as 'Ecocultures', are exemplars of the art and science of sustainable living"--
Repositioning Organization Theory, Hardback (November 2005)» View all books by Steffen Bohm
Studying the political positioning of organization theory, this book argues that there are two main projects in organization theory. It conceptualizez the need for a 'political event', and aims for repositioning and repoliticizing organization theory. It also discusses the impossibilities of, and strategies for, such a project.
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Author Biography - Steffen Bohm
Steffen Bohm is Lecturer in Management at the University of Essex and member of the editorial collective of ephemera: theory & politics in organization. Campbell Jones is Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy and Senior Lecturer in Critical Theory and Business Ethics at the University of Leicester. Chris Land is Lecturer in Management at the University of Essex. His research interests include the role of technology in the production and maintenance of human subjectivities and relationships of power and resistance within late-capitalist societies. Matthew Paterson is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on the intersection between International Political Economy, International Relations theory and global environmental politics.
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