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The cultures of alternative mobilities : routes less travelled

Author: Phillip Vannini
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
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Presents a series of ethnographic studies, focusing on the local cultures of mobilities and immobilities. This book also focuses on the nuanced differences and idiosyncrasies of mobility, and on  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cultures of alternative mobilities.
Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2009030232
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Vannini
ISBN: 9780754676669 0754676668 9780754676676 0754676676
OCLC Number: 897030624
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 279 p.) illustrations
Contents: Contents: Foreword: mobilities as culture, Ole B. Jensen; The cultures of alternative mobilities, Phillip Vannini; Part 1 Performing Space and Time: Paddle and portage: the travail of BWCA canoe travel, Dennis D. Waskul and Michele E. Waskul; Walking and sitting in Australian Antarctic Territory: mobility and imperial space, Christy Collis; Moving with others: the sociality of the railway journey, David Bissell; The view from the air: the cultural geographies of flight, Lucy Budd; The making of mundane bus journeys, Juliet Jain. Part 2 Mobile Biographies, Identities, and Lifestyles: Dear Diary: auto/biography, respect, and mobility, Gayle Letherby and Jon Shaw; Immobile mobility in daily travelling experiences in Santiago de Chile, Paola JirA(3)n; Mobility in later life: time, choice, and action, Lena Levin; Solitude at sea or social sailing? The constitution and perception of the cruising community, Martina Kleinert; Mobility as strategy, mobility as tactic: post-industrialism and bike messengers, Jeffrey L. Kidder. Part 3 The Materialities of Mobility: Wet and boisterous: the lumpy romance of commuting by boat, Roger Boshier; Cancelled, aborted, late, mechanical: the vagaries of air travel in Arviat, Nunavut, Canada, Lisa-Jo van den Scott; Mobility, ritual, and performance: an ethnography of parents', children's and youths' ferry boat travel, Phillip Vannini and April Vannini with Jacob Manson and Autumn Vannini; Coming of age in a time of motorcycles, Richard G. Mitchell Jr and Adele Kubein; Winslow - a city in motion, Janna Jones and Mark Neumann; Index.
Responsibility: by Phillip Vannini


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