Hogs, Blogs, Leathers and Lattes: The Sociology of Modern by William E. Thompson

By William E. Thompson

This e-book combines greater than forty five years of the author’s driving studies with facts accrued over 5 years of systematic statement and vast ethnographic interviews with over two hundred female and male riders. a lot has been written approximately hardcore bikers, yet there was little scholarly learn at the a lot better phase of the inhabitants extra aptly known as motorbike fans. This booklet makes a speciality of them—the tough operating plumbers, truck drivers, and different blue collar staff in addition to the white collar executives, medical professionals and different execs who're quite often married, have mortgages, pay their money owed, obey the legislation, and on weekends and vacation trips perform a favourite hobby, using motorcycles.

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