Samochód i mężczyzna
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The article presents multifaceted deliberations on the relation between the world of men and cars as objects involved in masculine professional activities, everyday and family life, popular gender stereotypes as well as men’s passions and games. The author tracks the nature of the man-car relationship from the second half of the 20th century to present times, referring mainly to Polish cultural experiences. By analyzing materials from two chosen internet forums, she tries to show the details of man-thing relationship, giving as the example the environment of enthusiasts of off-road vehicles. By undertaking the analysis of such a kind she tries to show how we can study the participation of a man in culture from the angle of the way of perceiving, feeling and using a certain thing.