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Economic, social and cultural transformation and the role of the bicycle in Brazil

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This paper reviews the current socio-cultural and political state of cycling in Brazil and the policies and activities over recent years that have aimed to reverse its marginalisation. In particular it focuses on the city of Pelotas in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul and the significant societal and material transformations that are causing conflict and dissonance in relation to the future role of cycling on city streets. Using a combination of empirical evidence from existing literat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Geography Journal website
Volume:
30
Pages:
208-219
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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ISSN:
0966-6923
URN:
uuid:7fd47c81-4193-46ef-9c41-20f2c731ce83
Local pid:
tsu:10041

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