Area: Material Culture: Berger, M.L. 2001. The Automobile in American History and Culture: A Reference Guide: Greenwood Press. Borg, K.L. 2010. Auto Mechanics: Technology and Expertise in Twentieth-Century America: Johns Hopkins University Press. Clarke, D. 2007. Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America: Johns Hopkins University Press. Flink, J. (1975) Car Culture. Cambridge, … More Project Bibliography
Thinking about the Political Economy of Automobility (through the work Dr. Matthew Paterson, 10 years on) The idea of a dromocracy is integral to a description of contemporary society in the context of the modern political economy – it means “ruled by movement and acceleration” (Paterson, 2007, pp. 5, 8, derived from Paul Virilio’s dromology). In … More Thinking about the political economy of automobility.
Distilled from Eric Youngblood’s presentation on the Fundamentals of Observational Research available at epicpeople.org. Fundamentals of Observational Research Structured Observation: Why, Techniques, Tips Why observation? Challenge embedded assumptions Raise questions and hypotheses Fill in gaps From interviews; because people don’t observe their own lives Reveal overlooked details and patterns Pre-process data in the field Focus … More Fundamentals of Observational Research