(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1996)

Document title

Off road: four-wheel drive and the sense of place

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

BISHOP P. (1) ;
(1) School of Communication and Information Studies, University of South Australia, Magill, AUSTRALIE


The A. argues that the popularity of these vehicles has important consequences for contemporary notions of place and should be considered in the context of the upsurge in communication systems. This culture encompasses a literal mobility and a fantasy relationship between urban or suburban regions and those of the great outdoors, especially wilderness. By using the Australian experience, the A. shows that this culture plays a significant role in a renegotiation of the iconography of national identity


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 1996, vol. 14, no3 [pp. 257-271]

Bibliographic references : 57 ref.




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