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Description - Mobilities by John Urry

Bringing together the leading authors currently working at the intersection of social science and transport science, this volume provides a companion to the well-established and extensive international Transport and Society series. Each chapter, and the volume as a whole, offers closer and richer consideration of the issues, practices and structures of multiple mobilities which shape the current world but which have typically been overlooked or minimised. What this approach seeks to do is not only draw attention to many new areas of research and investigation relating to mobile lives, but also to point to new theories and methods by which such lives have to be researched and examined. Such new theories and methods are relevant both to rethinking 'transport' studies as such but are also recasting 'societal' studies as 'transport' so that it comes out of the ghetto and enters mainstream social science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409411505
ISBN-10: 1409411508
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Dec-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Urry

Margaret Grieco is Professor of Transport and Society at Edinburgh Napier University and series editor of the Transport and Society series. John Urry is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University, UK. Margaret Grieco, John Urry, Julian Hine, Frances Hodgson, Gina Porter, Kate Hampshire, Albert Abane, Elsbeth Robson, Alister Munthali, Mac Mashiri, Augustine Tanle, Goodhope Maponya, Sipho Dube, Konrad Gotz, Timo Ohnmacht, Matthias Kowald, Kay W. Axhausen, Monika Buscher, Paul Coulton, Christos Efstratiou, Hans Gellersen, Drew Hemment, Peter Jones, Roselle Thoreau, Marie-Helene Massot, Jean-Pierre Orfeuil, Karen Lucas, Eric Laurier, Tim Dant, C. Licoppe,C. Levallois-Barth, Colin G. Pooley, Mimi Sheller, Colin Divall, Fiona Raje, John D. Nelson, Paulus T. Aditjandra.

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