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Righteousness on two wheels: Bikers as a secular sect

Righteousness on two wheels: Bikers as a secular sect The study concerns itself with a comparison of the value system of bikers, those who pursue a life‐style centered around motorcycles, with that of a religious sect Several parallels are drawn with the religious sect, in the function of the life‐style of bikers as well as the degree of commitment. The study is the product of several years of participant observation by the author. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociological Spectrum Taylor & Francis

Righteousness on two wheels: Bikers as a secular sect

Sociological Spectrum , Volume 2 (3-4): 17 – Jan 1, 1982

Righteousness on two wheels: Bikers as a secular sect

Sociological Spectrum , Volume 2 (3-4): 17 – Jan 1, 1982

Abstract

The study concerns itself with a comparison of the value system of bikers, those who pursue a life‐style centered around motorcycles, with that of a religious sect Several parallels are drawn with the religious sect, in the function of the life‐style of bikers as well as the degree of commitment. The study is the product of several years of participant observation by the author.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1521-0707
eISSN
0273-2173
DOI
10.1080/02732173.1982.9981672
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Abstract

The study concerns itself with a comparison of the value system of bikers, those who pursue a life‐style centered around motorcycles, with that of a religious sect Several parallels are drawn with the religious sect, in the function of the life‐style of bikers as well as the degree of commitment. The study is the product of several years of participant observation by the author.

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Sociological SpectrumTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 1982

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