Tracing Mobilities: Towards a Cosmopolitan Perspective

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Weert Canzler, Vincent Kaufmann, Sven Kesselring
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Science - 193 pages
Contributions are grouped into two sections: 'Tracing Mobility Concepts and Theory' and 'Finding Traces in Mobility Practices'. These include subjects such as mobility and the cosmopolitan perspective, the mobile risk society, job mobility and living arrangements, working away from home, and others.
 

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Contents

Tracing Mobilities An Introduction
1
Tracing Mobility Concepts and Theory
11
Moving on the Mobility Turn
13
Mobility and the Cosmopolitan Perspective
25
Between Social and Spatial Mobilities The Issue of Social Fluidity
37
The Wahlverwandtschaft of Modernity and Mobility
57
The Mobile Risk Society
77
Finding Traces in Mobility Practices
103
The Paradoxical Nature of Automobility
105
Job Mobility and Living Arrangements
119
Working Away from Home Juggling Private and Professional Lives
141
Networks Scapes and Flows Mobility Pioneers between First and Second Modernity
163
Gateways for Research An Outlook
181
Index
189
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Weert Canzler is from the Department of Innovation and Organization at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Germany. Vincent Kaufmann is Professor of Urban Sociology and Analysis of Mobility at the Laboratoire de Sociologie Urbaine, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland. Sven Kesselring is at the Technische Universitšt M√1/4nchen, Germany.

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