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Kafui Ablode Attoh, Rights in Transit: Public Transportation and the Right to the City in California's East Bay (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2019), 155 pp., 7 illustrations. $28.95.

Ruth Holliday, Meredith Jones, and David Bell, Beautyscapes: Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019), 232 pp. £80 (hardback).

Gökçe Günel, Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change, and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019), 272 pp., 31 illustrations. $26.95.

Contributor Notes

Wojciech Kębłowski is a postdoctoral researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Université Libre de Bruxelles. His research interests are located at the intersection of urban and transport geography. He has written about the political economy of urban transport, informality and de/coloniality in transport, and fare-free public transport. E-mail:

Cecilia Vindrola-Padros is Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Targeted Intervention, University College London. Her research explores the relationship between mobility and healthcare, and she has published on international and national medical travel. Email:

Fatma Derya Mentes is a postdoctoral researcher at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research. She received her PhD from the Cultural Anthropology Department at Duke University. Her research interests lie at the intersections of airspace, law, technology, mobility, and infrastructure. E-mail:


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