Carnegie Faculty, Leeds Beckett University
Jocelyn Murtell is a PhD candidate in the Carnegie Faculty at Leeds Beckett University. Jocelyn’s research explores the politics of visibility in self-representation, and young women’s relationship to the practice of taking and posting selfies.
ArticlesIn this article we consider the ways that parents and children construct an object that has long been associated with North American childhood: the bicycle. We ask the question: is the bicycle a toy or a tool? At first glance, this seems like a straightforward distinction. For example, if an object serves a useful purpose, we classify it a tool. Hammers are tools because they help drive...Read more