Contents: Foreword; Introduction: mobilities and inequality, Timo Ohnmacht, Hanja Maksim and Manfred Max Bergman; Part I Theory, Concepts, and Findings on Mobilities and Inequality: Mobilities and inequalitymaking connections, Timo Ohnmacht, Hanja Maksim and Manfred Max Bergman; Unequal mobilities, Katharina Manderscheid; Life-course inequalities in the globalisation process, Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz and Dirk Hofäcker; Metaphors of mobilityinequality on the move, Jonas Larsen and Michael Hviid Jacobsen. Part II Empirical Applications: Mobilities and social network geography: size and spatial dispersionthe Zurich case study, Andreas Frei, Kay W. Axhausen and Timo Ohnmacht; Social integration faced with commuting: more widespread and less dense support networks, Gil Viry, Vincent Kaufmann and Eric D. Widmer; Here, there, and in-between: on the interplay of multilocal living space and inequality, Nicola Hilti; Class divides within transnationalisationthe German population and its cross-border practices, Steffen Mau and Jan Mewes; Residential location, mobility and the city: mediating and reproducing social inequity, Markus Hesse and Joachim Scheiner; Mobility and the promotion of public transport in Johannesburg, Ursula Scheidegger; Index.
Mobilities and Inequalityby Timo Ohnmacht, Hanja Maksim, Max Bergman
Pub. Date: 04/01/2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
migration and social change affect the structuring of the social fabric, the focus of the book is to illuminate these processes of social and
This book opens up the debate on the interrelations between space and mobilities with regard to different dimensions of social inequality. Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization,
migration and social change affect the structuring of the social fabric, the focus of the book is to illuminate these processes of social and spatial re-structurings. A leading team of contributors from the Cosmobilities network highlight different aspects of inequality in relation to mobilities, such as gender, supplying transport infrastructure, job-related relocations, multi-locality, social network geography, and socio-spatial development.
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