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Ten Years of Transfers

Mobility Studies and Social Change during a Pandemic

Mimi Sheller

(and associated immobilities) in relation to race, class, ethnicity, gender, disability, and other social and political determinants of health, safety, and vulnerability. The drastic adjustments to mobility necessary to control the pandemic and its

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Walking as a Metaphor

COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

Avishek Ray

migrate for work, and now the loss of that work forcing them to return “home.” What this pandemic is conversely exposing is the so-called freedom of immobility, playing out across the world in vastly different but predominantly class-based contexts. Those

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Transfers at a Crossroads

An Anthropological Perspective

Noel B. Salazar

groups that constitute societies around the world. Academia in general is biased because of the middle-class positionality of its researchers. Consequently, marginalized communities as well as elites are often underrepresented as subjects of research

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Trending Transfers

A Decade of New Mobility Studies through the Lens of Transmodality, Transnationalism, and Transdisciplinarity

Gijs Mom

; and the “middle class of small business and freelance ‘entrepreneurs’” who were to be “economic losers” together with “the Southern informal workers on $2–$6 dollars a day.” 3 And then there were the children and grandchildren of the 1970s hippies

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Weiqiang Lin

countries) back to the air. It would seem that some classes of travelers, and some bodies, are deemed less dispensable than others, and therefore liable to exemptions from the strictest rules. Arguably, preferential travel policies like these hint of a