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Gendered Mobilities
     

Gendered Mobilities

by Tim Cresswell, Tanu Priya Uteng
 

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ISBN-10: 0754671054

ISBN-13: 9780754671053

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Being socially and geographically mobile is generally seen as one of the central aspects of women's wellbeing. Alongside health, education and political participation, mobility is indispensable in order for women to reach goals such as agency and freedom. Building on new philosophical underpinnings of 'mobility', whereby society is seen to be framed by the

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Being socially and geographically mobile is generally seen as one of the central aspects of women's wellbeing. Alongside health, education and political participation, mobility is indispensable in order for women to reach goals such as agency and freedom. Building on new philosophical underpinnings of 'mobility', whereby society is seen to be framed by the convergence of various mobilities, this volume focuses on the intersection of mobility, social justice and gender. The authors reflect on five highly interdependent mobilities that form and reform social life: *

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754671053
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
Transport and Society Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Gendered mobilities: towards an holistic understanding, Tim Cresswell and Tanu Priya Uteng; Part 1 Dialogical Reflections: Mobility as capability, David Kronlid; Embodying the space between: unmapping writing about racialised and gendered mobilities, Sheela Subramanian; Motherhood, risk and everyday mobilities, Lesley Murray; 'Mobile belonging': exploring transnational feminist theory and online connectivity, Michaela Fay; Gendering mobility: insights into the construction of spatial concepts, Nadine Cattan; The culture of automobility: how interacting drivers relate to legal standards and to each other in traffic, Anette Jerup Järgensen. Part 2 How and Why are Mobilities Gendered?: Gender still matters: mobility aspirations among European scientists working abroad, Elisabeth Scheibelhofer; 'I'm more sexy here': erotic subjectivities of female tourists in the 'sexual paradise' of the Costa Rica Caribbean, Susan Frohlick; A spatial exploration of the accessiblity of low-income women: Chengdu, China and Chennai, India, Sumeeta Srinivasan; Gendered mobilities in developing countries: the case of (urban) Uganda, Nite Tanzarn; Gender differences in the influences of urban structure on daily travel, Petter Näss; Daily mobility of men and women—a barometer of gender equality?, Randi Hjorthol. Part 3 Seeking Grounds for Future Policies: Gender and the social usage of mobile technologies: from information society policies to everyday practices, Tommi Inkinen; Gender mainstreaming in Swedish transport policy, Merritt Polk; Are we there yet? Women and transport revisited, Clara Greed. Epilogue: Gendered Mobilities: epilogue, Mimi Sheller; Index.

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