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It has long been accepted that the social and cultural meanings of the car far exceed the practical need for mobility. This book marks the first attempt to contribute to road safety, considering, in depth, these meanings and the cultures of driving that are shaped by them. In the Company of Cars examines the perspectives that young people have on cars, and explores the broader social and cultural meanings of the car, the potential it is supposed to fulfil, and the anticipated benefits it offers to young drivers. From focus-group research conducted in Australia, the book takes up the views of young people on a range of topics, from media to car use to gender performance. The author looks at the ways in which driving has been defined by articulations of the car that emphasize valued features of the car-driver, such as gender, youthfulness, status, age, power, raciness, sexiness, ruggedness and competitiveness. The book takes a global perspective on mobility, considering the impact of cars and road safety policy on quality of life, and the value and significance of other modes of travel, in a range of countries.
This book provides a collection of performance tasks and scoring rubrics for a number of important topics in primary school school mathematics. Included are many samples of student work which clarify the tasks and anchor the points of the scoring rubrics.
Boys ages 4-6 will love this fun-filled Step 2 leveled reader that features Lightning McQueen, Mater, and all their friends from Disney/Pixar's Cars. When hot rods race into town, it's up to Lightning McQueen and Mater to teach them the rules of the road! Plus it comes with over 30 stickers!
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