By Phillip Vannini
The Cultures of other Mobilities offers a sequence of ethnographic experiences, targeting the neighborhood cultures of mobilities and immobilities, emphasizing the typical feel of contingency and heterogeneity that accompanies them. Compensating for the surplus of thought and feedback in response to the idea of 'hypermobilities', this publication sheds gentle at the nuanced variations and idiosyncrasies of mobility, as a way to rediscovering meanings and life marked through circulate and immobility. unique, empirical and worldwide case reports are provided by way of a global crew of students, exploring the advanced, negotiated and contingent nature of the social worlds of circulation. by means of fending off sweeping generalizations at the deeply attached and quite simply cellular nature of society as an entire, this quantity sheds gentle 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 tradition.
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