Lowrider Space Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars / Ben Chappell.

By: Chappell, Ben, 1971-Contributor(s): Project Muse [distributor]Material type: TextTextSeries: Project MUSEPublisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2012Manufacturer: Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (p. cm.)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780292737877; 0292737874Subject(s): Popular culture -- United States | Automobiles -- Societies, etc. -- Social aspects | Automobiles -- Social aspects -- United States | Mexican Americans -- Social life and customs | Lowriders -- Social aspectsLOC classification: TL255.2+Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One. Cruising Spaces -- Chapter Two. Inside Out: The Ambivalent Aesthetics of Lowrider Interiors -- Chapter Three. Auto Bodies -- Chapter Four. Work: The Producer as Author -- Chapter Five. Neither Gangsters nor Santitos -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Reference List -- Index.
Summary: "This book explores how lowrider car culture allows Mexican Americans to alter the urban landscape and make a place for themselves in an often segregated society"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One. Cruising Spaces -- Chapter Two. Inside Out: The Ambivalent Aesthetics of Lowrider Interiors -- Chapter Three. Auto Bodies -- Chapter Four. Work: The Producer as Author -- Chapter Five. Neither Gangsters nor Santitos -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Reference List -- Index.

"This book explores how lowrider car culture allows Mexican Americans to alter the urban landscape and make a place for themselves in an often segregated society"-- Provided by publisher.

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