Download e-book for iPad: The Cultures of Alternative Mobilities: Routes Less by Phillip Vannini

By Phillip Vannini

ISBN-10: 0754676668

ISBN-13: 9780754676669

The Cultures of different Mobilities provides a sequence of ethnographic reports, targeting the neighborhood cultures of mobilities and immobilities, emphasizing the typical experience of contingency and heterogeneity that accompanies them. Compensating for the surplus of idea and feedback in response to the suggestion of 'hypermobilities', this ebook sheds gentle at the nuanced variations and idiosyncrasies of mobility, in order to rediscovering meanings and existence marked by way of move and immobility. unique, empirical and international case stories are offered by way of a world group of students, exploring the advanced, negotiated and contingent nature of the social worlds of stream. by means of heading off sweeping generalizations at the deeply hooked up and effectively cellular nature of society as an entire, this quantity sheds mild at the variety of mobility modes in an available and interdisciplinary shape that would be of key curiosity, to sociologists, geographers and students of human mobility, communique and culture.

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