Stop Signs
Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay

Engler, Yves; Mugyenyi, Bianca
Publisher:  Fernwood Publishing and RED, Canada
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  252pp   Price:  $19.95   ISBN:  9781552663844
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX12595

A global ecological critique of the American automobile addiction.

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Contents
Freedom from Cars or Freedom for Cars — Ft. Lauderdale • Driven Round the Bend — St. Louis • Vehicular Homicide — Chicago • Vroom, Vroom, Cough, Cough — El Paso • Cars Make You Fat — San Antonio • Good-bye, Downtown — Mobile • Billboards — Everywhere • Parking Is a Losing Game — Atlantic City • People Are Obstacles to Progress — Atlanta • Auto-Eroticism — Miami • The State Religion — Salt Lake City • Behind the Wheel It’s Me, Myself and I— Portland • Fueling the Fire — Baton Rouge • Driving Global Warming — New Orleans • An Insatiable Thirst for Land — Phoenix • Tankers,Transit and Terror — New York • Inefficiency Pays — Flagstaff • An Industry’s Power • If You Take on the Car, you Take on Its Friends • Self-Interest, Bullying and a Willingness to Break the Law • If You Can’t Find a Market, Create One • Control the Message • Teach Your Children Well • Senator, I’d Like to Take You for a Ride • Public Subsidies for Private Gain • Spinning the Keynesian Wheel • Conclusion — Capitalism and Cars Will Drive Us to Extinction • Bibliography

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