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‘Life Is Tight Here’

Displacement and Desire amongst Syrian Refugee Women in Jordan

Morgen A. Chalmiers

her hopes were for her daughters in the future ( shū bidik li binātik b-al-mustaqbal? ). She replied immediately: You know, now my daughter is wanting – she's telling me ‘Mama, bring me a bicycle to play on’. I can't because there's no room in the

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Hammer and Cycle

Communism's Cycling Counterculture in Interwar France

Martin Hurcombe

In 2010 the magazine Bicycling ran a short piece on what it thought was a curious aside to the Tour de France: the presence of the Parti Communiste Français (PCF) in the form of Jean-Emmanuel Ducoin and Eric Serres, cycling correspondents for

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“This Is Our Home”

Notions of Home and Childhood Vulnerability in Western Kenya

Erick Otieno Nyambedha and Jens Aagaard-Hansen

Aloo, a thirteen-year-old girl who was a paternal orphan. When Aloo's father died, her maternal aunt travelled from Nairobi to attend the funeral in the village. The aunt had a bicycle in her Nairobi house that was not being used and suggested that her

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Vistas of Future New Mobility Studies

Transfers and Transformations

Georgine Clarsen, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller

contributions from academic and nonacademic writers across the globe. We have experimented with redefinitions of what it means to be mobile—on a bus, a car, a ship, an airplane, a bicycle (or all of them); in a house; through a virus, a cell phone, or a game; on

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Mobilities and the Multinatural

A Test Case in India

Thomas Birtchnell

) and their owners, langur wallahs—who carry them on bicycles—deter the macaques. Otherwise the monkeys raid food cupboards, shred paper files, and even bite bureaucrats: in one case, a deputy mayor even fell to his death after an attack. 16 The

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“Our City is Ruined. Reason: Road Widening”

A Review Essay on New Mobility Studies, Social Sciences, and History

Gijs Mom

the Finnish route by describing the smuggling and trafficking practices that include the use of taxis and bicycles. The “emic” (insider-based) approach of this essay prevents these Russia- based authors from emphasizing the area's exceptionalism

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The temporality of illegality

Experiences of undocumented Latin American migrants in London

Ana Gutiérrez Garza

to save money and avoid the checks that were taking place in South London. However, he had an accident while riding his bicycle and, as a result, was deported to Bolivia: At 9 a.m., I was riding my bicycle and crashed into another bicycle. The

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Book Reviews

Andrew Barnfield, Annika Lindberg, Aliou Ly, Liz Montegary, Michael Nattrass, Emma Park, Anna Plyushteva, Daniel Newman, Rebecca A. Adelman, Beth E. Notar, and Stephen Zigmund

an obduracy around the bicycle, railway, and automobile, as they are still being used today. In other words, the essential form of the safety bicycle, gauge of railway tracks, and the four-wheeled internal-combustion-driven automobiles were formed by

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“Two Wheels Bad”?

The Status of Cycling in the Youth Hostels Association of England and Wales in the 1930s

Michael Cunningham

countryside. Members could only travel between hostels under their own steam. Apart from the occasional canoe trip undertaken, in practice this meant either on foot or by bicycle. This was an important aspect of YHA policy, later known as Rule 1, because the

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Introduction: The French Empire and the History of Economic Life

Owen White and Elizabeth Heath

, in contrast, a recent strain of historiography has directed our attention to the ways that colonized people adopted, adapted, or rejected particular technologies either in agriculture or in urban settings (bicycles, sewing machines, typewriters