Spaces of Mobility: The Planning, Ethics, Engineering and Religion of Human Motion

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Conflicts surrounding modern human mobility are over a hundred years old, and are deeply connected to the history of modernization and globalization. The multidisciplinary contributions in this volume do not offer a single theory or methodology for mobility studies, but instead promote the development of overarching approaches in the future.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845533403
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/31/2008
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

List of illustrations and tables

1 The beauty of speed or the cross of mobility? Introductory reflections on the aesth/ethics of space, justice and motion Sigurd Bergmann Bergmann, Sigurd 1

2 Hypermobility and the forecast-free planning of society Tore Sager Sager, Tore 31

3 'Green' attitudes and sustainable household consumption of energy and transport: six conditions that improve attitude-behaviour consistency Erling Holden Holden, Erling 59

4 Travelling as pilgrimage: ecotheological contributions to mobility ethics Anders Melin Melin, Anders 81

5 The bodily basis of control in technically aided movement Kjell Ivar Overgard Overgard, Kjell Ivar Cato Alexander Bjorkli Bjorkli, Cato Alexander Thomas Hoff Hoff, Thomas 101

6 What modes of moving do to me - reflections on technogenic processes of identification David Kronlid Kronlid, David 125

7 Global vagabonds, place and the self: the existential dimension of mobility Peter Nynas Nynas, Peter 155

8 Mobility: discourses from the non-Western immigrant groups in Norway Tanu Priya Uteng Uteng, Tanu Priya 177

9 Inclusive mobility: participation, physical barriers and the concept of universal design Liv Rakel Ovstedal Ovstedal, Liv Rakel 205

10 Freedom as mobility: implications of the distinction between actual and potential travelling Tore Sager Sager, Tore 243

Index 269

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