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Sociology Beyond Societies

Author : John Urry
ISBN : 9781134655441
Genre : Social Science
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In this ground-breaking contribution to social theory, John Urry argues that the traditional basis of sociology - the study of society - is outmoded in an increasingly borderless world. If sociology is to make a pertinent contribution to the post societal era it must forget the social rigidities of the pre-global order and, instead, switch its focus to the study of both physical and virtual movement. In considering this sociology of mobilities, the book concerns itself with the travels of people, ideas, images, messages, waste products and money across international borders, and the implications these mobilities have to our experiences of time, space, dwelling and citizenship. Sociology Beyond Society extends recent debate about globalisation both by providing an analysis of how mobilities reconstitute social life in uneven and complex ways, and by arguing for the significance of objects, senses, and time and space in the theorising of contemporary life. This book will be essential reading for undergraduates and graduates studying sociology and cultural geography.

Sociology Beyond Societies Mobilities For The Twenty First Century

Author : John Urry
ISBN : OCLC:1078693232
Genre : Sociology
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Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities

Author : Malene Freudendal-Pedersen
ISBN : 9781351778503
Genre : Architecture
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Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities looks at the different experiences of networked urban mobilities. While the focus in the first book is on conceptual and theory-driven perspective, this second volume emphasizes the empirical investigation of networked urban mobilities. This book is a resource for researchers interested in the field to gain easy access and overviews of different themes and approaches represented in the mobilities paradigm.

On The Move

Author : Tim Cresswell
ISBN : 9780415952569
Genre : History
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On the Move presents a rich history of one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. Increasing mobility has been a constant throughout the modern era, evident in mass car ownership, plane travel, and the rise of the Internet. Typically, people have equated increasing mobility with increasing freedom. However, as Cresswell shows, while mobility has certainly increased in modern times, attempts to control and restrict mobility are just as characteristic of modernity. Through a series of fascinating historical episodes Cresswell shows how mobility and its regulation have been central to the experience of modernity.

Ecological Revolution

Author : Mark Douglas Whitaker
ISBN : WISC:89103208807
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015023714663
Genre : United States
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Mobility Without Mayhem

Author : Jeremy Packer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123358280
Genre : History
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A cultural studies account of automobiles and concerns about safety in the U.S. from the 1950s to the present.

Contested Spaces

Author : Louise Purbrick
ISBN : 0230013368
Genre : History
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This book is a cross-cultural collection of essays exploring historical and political meanings of sites of conflict.

Mobile Methods

Author : Monika Büscher
ISBN : 9781134007103
Genre : Social Science
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In the twenty-first century, more than ever, everything and everybody seems to be on the move. Global flows of people, goods, food, money, information, services and media images are forming an intensely mobile background to everyday life. Social scientists, too, are on the move, seeking new analytical purchase on these important aspects of the social world by trying to move with, and to be moved by, the fleeting, distributed, multiple, non-causal, sensory, emotional and kinaesthetic. Mobile Methods addresses the challenges and opportunities of researching mobile phenomena. Drawing on extensive interdisciplinary discussion, the book brings together a collection of cutting-edge methodological innovations and original research reports to examine some important implications of the mobilities turn for the processes of ‘research’, and the realm of the empirical. Through analysis that addresses questions such as ‘how are social relationships and social institutions made in and through mobility?’, and ‘how do people experience mobility in twenty-first century world cities?', the authors mobilize sociological analysis, bringing new insights and opening up new opportunities for engagement with contemporary challenges. This book is a key text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of disciplines including Human Geography, Social Policy, Sociology and Research Methods.

Twenty First Century Inequality Capitalism Piketty Marx And Beyond

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ISBN : 9789004357044
Genre : Business & Economics
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Twenty-First Century Inequality & Capitalism: Piketty, Marx and Beyond is a collection of critical essays on the economist’s iconic 2014 book, from the perspective of critical theory, global political economy or public sociology, mostly drawn from the Marxist tradition.

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