Mobilities and Inequality

Mobilities and Inequality

ISBN-10:
0754674959
ISBN-13:
9780754674955
Pub. Date:
04/01/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Mobilities and Inequality

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754674955
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Series: Transport and Society Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

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 inequality—making 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 mobility—inequality on the move, Jonas Larsen and Michael Hviid Jacobsen. Part II Empirical Applications: Mobilities and social network geography: size and spatial dispersion—the 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 transnationalisation—the 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.

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