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Mobilities and complexities

Author: Ole B Jensen; Sven Kesselring; Mimi Sheller
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The new ‘mobilities turn’ has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading scholars in the field who reflect on how Urry’s writing influenced the course of their research and theorizing. This volume gathers contributions  Read more...
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Named Person: John Urry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ole B Jensen; Sven Kesselring; Mimi Sheller
ISBN: 9781138601420 113860142X 9781138601437 1138601438
OCLC Number: 1052903056
Description: xxi, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Economies and spatialities --
Part II. Travel, senses, natures --
Part III. Tourism, mobilities, temporalities --
Part IV. The mobilities turn --
Part V. Complexity, risks and social futures.
Responsibility: edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring and Mimi Sheller.

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This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading scholars in the field who reflect on how John Urry's writing influenced their thinking and the course of their research and  Read more...

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'This superb collection is a fitting tribute to the pivotal influence of British sociologist John Urry (1946-2016) in rethinking the importance of mobility in contemporary societies. Within it a Read more...

 
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