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Walking as Ideology

Anne D. Wallace

in Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the changing interpretative meaning of excursive walking observed and practiced by the educated and the wealthy during the 19th century. In this chapter, the focus is centred ... More


Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Peter D. Norton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestrians at large. By 1930, most streets were primarily a motor thoroughfares where ... More


The Tourist Map: Altering Visions of What Sidewalks Are and Could Be

Annette Miae Kim

in Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter moves from maps as vehicles of critical analysis to platforms for imagining and discussing new spatial practice. Theories of social cognition offer that institutional change is created ... More


Whose Street? Joyriders versus Jaywalkers

Peter D. Norton

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the battle for safety on the streets, and the eventual mobilization of those promoting a new social construction of the street for the motor age. The chapter looks at ... More


Traffic Control

Peter D. Norton

in Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at the problems brought in by traffic congestion thought to have been created by population density and the concentration of business in small central districts. With the chief ... More


Racially Biased Policing: A Review of the Judicial and Legislative Literature

Delores Jones-Brown and Brian A. Maule

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the fundamental constitutional rights that inform the study of race, ethnicity, and policing; the socio-legal background in which these rights are embedded; and ... More


One Work Complete

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the opening of the Holland Tunnel. Made nervous by predictions of disaster, the tunnel commissioners had decided to delay opening the Holland Tunnel for vehicular traffic ... More


Navigation assistance for blind pedestrians: guidelines for the design of devices and implications for spatial cognition *

Mathieu Gallay, Michel Denis, and Malika Auvray

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

In 2009, the World Health Organization estimated that 314 million people were suffering from visual impairment, 45 million of them being blind. Improving the autonomy of blind people is a ... More


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