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Thinking Allowed - Morality of cycling

Updated Wednesday 27th June 2012

This week, sociologist Judith Green talks about the morality of cycling. Read our exclusive article about the links between bikes and new mobilities 

In this week's Thinking Allowed, Judith Green from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine asks if cyclists feel they are 'better' than drivers and have drivers conceded the ethical high ground? 

In our exclusive article, OU researcher Pete Wood and Dr Frauke Behrendt from the University of Brighton explores how while media pundits like Jeremy Clarkson have often accused cyclists of being anti-technology Luddites riding ‘silly Victorian distractions’, the truth is, cyclists are also most likely to use new mobile technologies to organise their cycling – and their lives.

Thinking Allowed is on BBC Radio 4 on Wednesdays at 4.00pm and repeated on Monday mornings at 12.15am. Full transmission details, and listen again links, can be found on bbc.co.uk.

 

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