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Handbook of Urban Mobilities

Edited by: Ole B. Jensen , Claus Lassen , Vincent Kaufmann , Malene Freudendal-Pedersen , Ida Sofie G√łtzsche Lange

Print publication date:  June  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138482197
eBook ISBN: 9781351058759
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781351058759
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This book offers the reader a comprehensive understanding and the multitude of methods utilized in the research of urban mobilities with cities and ?the urban? as its pivotal axis. It covers theories and concepts for scholars and researchers to understand, observe and analyse the world of urban mobilities.

The Handbook of Urban Mobilities facilitates the understanding of urban mobilities within a historic conscience of societal transformation. It explores key concepts and theories within the ?mobilities turn? with a particular urban framework, as well as the methods and tools at play when empirical, urban mobilities research is undertaken. This book also explores the urban mobilities practices related to commutes; particular modes of moving; the exploration of everyday life and embodied practices as they manifest themselves within urban mobilities; and the themes of power, conflict, and social exclusion. A discussion of urban planning, public control, and governance is also undertaken in the book, wherein the themes of infrastructures, technologies and design are duly considered.

With chapters written in an accessible style, this handbook carries timely contributions within the contemporary state of the art of urban mobilities research. It will thus be useful for academics and students of graduate programmes and post-graduate studies within disciplines such as urban geography, political science, sociology, anthropology, urban planning, traffic and transportation planning, and architecture and urban design.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Mobility justice in urban studies Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Modern urbanization Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Networks, flows and the city of automobilities Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Mobility capital and motility Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Co-design times and mobilities Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Mobile ethnographies of the city Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Mobile futures through present behaviours and discourses Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Digital approaches and mobilities in the Big Data era Download PDF
Chapter  9:  A methodological hybridization to analyze orientation experience in the urban environment Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Methodologies for understanding and improving pedestrian mobility Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The walking commute Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The future of the car commute Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Ups and downs with urban cycling Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The train commute Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Waiting (for Departure) Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Moving and pausing Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Providing and working in rhythms Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Life course and mobility Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Urban pram strolling Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The video-ethnography of embodied urban mobilities Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Routine and revelation Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Habit as a better way to understand urban mobilities Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Residential mobility Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Urban mobility and migrations Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Mobility and social stratification Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The conflicted pedestrian Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Transitions Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Social implications of spatial mobilities Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Planning for urban mobilities and everyday life Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Mobilities design Download PDF
Chapter  31:  The movement of public space Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Urban tourism Download PDF
Chapter  33:  The airport city Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Surveillance and urban mobility Download PDF
Chapter  35:  3D printing and the changing logistics of cities Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Mobility as a service Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Understanding multimodality through rhythm of life Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Rethinking the large-scale mobility infrastructure projects in sustainable smart city perspective Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Smart cities Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Sustainable mobility Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Terminal Towns Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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