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Feral travel and the transport field: some observations on the politics of regulating skating in Tasmania

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Stratford, E and Harwood, A (2001) Feral travel and the transport field: some observations on the politics of regulating skating in Tasmania. Urban Policy and Research, 19 (1). pp. 61-76. ISSN 0811-1146

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Abstract

This paper summarises skating regulation around Australia, focusing on Tasmania. Such analysis is timely: the Australian Road Rules adopted in December 1999 expand skating from recreation to a mode of transport whose legitimacy assumes access to roads and footpaths, and deploys complex politics of identity and space, citizenship and access, and mobility.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: skating, Tasmania, transport regulation, politics, identity
Journal or Publication Title: Urban Policy and Research
Page Range: pp. 61-76
ISSN: 0811-1146
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1080/08111140108727863
Additional Information: This work derives from a consultancy for the Tasmanian State Government Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources conducted in 2000, and draws from additional research funded in 1999 through the-then Australian Research Council's small grants scheme, which focused on a national comparative analysis of the regulation of skating in capital city local governments around Australia. See also On the Edge, a paper published in Social and Cultural Geography and part of my e-prints collection.
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2007 01:22
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:23
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2161
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