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Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements

Introduction: Charon's Boat and Other Vehicles of Moral Imagination
David Lipset

PART I: PERSONS AS VEHICLES

Chapter 1. Living Canoes: Vehicles of Moral Imagination among the Murik of Papua New Guinea
David Lipset

Chapter 2. Cars, Persons, and Streets: Erving Goffman and the Analysis of Traffic Rules
Richard Handler

PART II: VEHICLES AS GENDERED PERSONS

Chapter 3. "It's Not an Airplane, It's My Baby": Using a Gender Metaphor to Make Sense of Old Warplanes in North America
Kent Wayland

Chapter 4. Is Female to Male as Lightweight Cars Are to Sports Cars?: Gender Metaphors and Cognitive Schemas in Recessionary Japan
Joshua Hotaka Roth

PART III: EQUIVOCAL VEHICLES

Chapter 5. Little Cars that Make Us Cry: Yugoslav Fića as a Vehicle for Social Commentary and Ritual Restoration of Innocence
Marko

Vehicles

Cars, Canoes, and Other Metaphors of Moral Imagination

Edited by David Lipset and Richard Handler

224 pages, 29 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-375-8 Hb Published (August 2014)

eISBN 978-1-78238-376-5 eBook