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Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines three recent travel films that in their cinematic journeys and quest narratives mobilise in typically modern ways the full emotive potential of the activity(Left right ... More


Social Exclusion and Criminal Victimization: Migrant Workers’ Risks of Driving Motorcycle Taxis in Urban China

Jianhua Xu (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Jianhua Xu examines the risk and criminal victimization of a group of rural-to-urban migrant workers, namely motorcycle taxi drivers, and their coping tactics in a midsize city in Southern China. It ... More


Drugs, Outlaws, Fraud, Pollution, Endangered Species, and a Baby Named Sabrina

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beginning with the theme of increasing federal jurisdiction of law enforcement, the chapter deals with the recurring theme of overcrowded dockets and the frustrations of some judges. A number of ... More


‘In the Joyous Rush’ –Bicycles and Motorcycles

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The bicycle was the dominant form of independent vehicular mobility in the inter-war period. Almost every home had access to one. The bicycle was particularly important to women, who were often ... More


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