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This dissertation examines the use of color in lowrider car customizations. It studies the relationships among car owners, car painters, and car clubs in the process of selection, and manipulation

This dissertation examines the use of color in lowrider car customizations. It studies the relationships among car owners, car painters, and car clubs in the process of selection, and manipulation of color. This research studies how color is constructed as an element for individual and community differentiation. Also included is the examination of the influence of car clubs in the design process, the understanding of color by car painters and car owners, and the cultural values associated with color in this community.

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    • 2011
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2011
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315)
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    • Field of study: Environmental design and planning

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    by William Calvo

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