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Discreet to excrete in the concrete jungle: women bike messengers and their inventive urban strategies in three US cities

Ferguson, Jane


In spite of the radical changes brought in by new communication technologies, bicycle messengers are still integral to many urban economies throughout the world. While all messengers creatively navigate through dense, hostile traffic on the streets, women face additional challenges in this male-dominated occupation. They not only confront gendered expectations, difficulties, and harassment from co-workers and the public, but also experience struggles to access restrooms during their workday....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Gender, Place and Culture
DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2016.1263602


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