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The Transfers/T2M Duo and the Evolution of the Reflection on Mobilities

The Textbook Case of the Historical Representations of the Paris Beltway

Mathieu Flonneau

capital of France and of the Ile-de-France region, it is however important not to neglect its very function, which is quite simply to ensure the circulation of goods and people and in this to ensure a form of democratization of the city. By fulfilling its

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Book Reviews

Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

Hungary (415). Valérie Lathion illustrates another viewpoint when she questions the consensus around mobility and leisure for all to emphasize some violent reactions of Protestant groups to the democratization of transport in Switzerland (435). In sum

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

as speed and flexibility became available to broader groups of consumers. Daily mobility was facilitated and the experience of free time became further democratized. In effect, media and parental anxieties about motorcycling expressed concerns about

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

By the mid-1930s, Australians were enamored with travel and mobility, and took part in a bourgeoning culture of tourism and organized travel. 1 While the development of rail networks and the democratization of car travel stimulated new forms

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Youth and Alternative Sporting (Im)mobilities in Disrupted and Conflicted Spaces

Holly Thorpe

, and they have nothing to do except check their Facebook.” Arguably, the increasing access that Afghan youth have to new media technologies is an important step in the democratization of digital knowledge. However, the flow of images and ideas between

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Moving Onward?

Secondary Movers on the Fringes of Refugee Mobility in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Jolien Tegenbos and Karen Büscher

: Democratization, Structural Adjustment, and Refugees (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). 29 John Urry, Mobilities (Cambridge: Polity, 2007), 17 30 Oliver Bakewell, “Research beyond the Categories: The Importance of Policy Irrelevant Research into Forced

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(Dis)Connected Rail

Infrastructural Suspension and Phatic Politics in Romania

Adrian Deoancă

same time, government control also democratized rail mobility: “one of the most important means of showing the regime's strength and empathy towards ordinary people.” 25 Communists deemed rail mobility a universal right: fares were subsidized