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Vistas of Future New Mobility Studies

Transfers and Transformations

Georgine Clarsen, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller

of our second editor, Dagmar Schäfer, who brings with her welcome expertise in the history of science and technology, with a particular emphasis on the history of China. So now is a good time to reexamine and reformulate our ambitions, inspired by

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

“extra-illustrated” novel, and other forms enjoyed by nineteenth-century travelers and readers. The intriguing essays in this collection expand traditional definitions of travel writing to include not only “new forms” but also “new technologies of

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

Greek media paid no attention to Japanese society and, consequently, Greeks knew little about everyday life and youth cultures in Japan, it is more likely that in Athens the term referred more to the popularity of Japanese motorcycle technology than to

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“Four Guys and a Hole in the Floor”

Racial Politics of Mobility and Excretion among BC-Based Long Haul Truckers

Amie McLean

Deregulation, De-Unionization, Technology, and Human Capital on the Work and Work Lives of Truck Drivers,” Industrial and Labour Relations Review, Extra Issue: Industry Studies of Wage Inequality 54, no. 2a (2001): 502–524. 22 Dubé and Pilon find that the

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Moving Onward?

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

Jolien Tegenbos and Karen Büscher

this traditional focus on movement categories to the mechanisms and technologies of control (through which policy categories are constituted), thus pursuing a more profound understanding of the politics of mobility. 6 By investigating the mechanisms of

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

passenger refers to a person in or on a conveyance other than its driver, pilot or crew.” 17 A passenger is not simply a “body that is travelling within a motorized technology of transit.” 18 A passenger is a mobile subject with relationship to other

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

Motorists (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008); John William Knott, “The ‘Conquering Car’: Technology, Symbolism and the Motorisation of Australia before World War II,” Australian Historical Studies 114 (2000): 1–26. 2 Sobocinska and White

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City Sterilization and Poverty Management

Examining a Mobility Hub in the “Redevelopment and Enhancement” of Downtown Tallahassee

Christopher M. McLeod, Matthew I. Horner, Matthew G. Hawzen, and Mark DiDonato

—through transportation, communication, or information technologies—in the face of greater mobility demands. In the context of urban homelessness, Wolch and colleagues have found that people move deliberately and their mobilities are determined by the availability and

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Black Moves

Moments in the History of African-American Masculine Mobilities

Tim Cresswell

slavery as the antecedent of contemporary surveillance technologies and practices as they concern inventories of ships’ cargo and the making of “scaled inequalities” in the Brookes slave ship schematic, … biometric identification by branding the body with

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The Spectacular Traveling Woman

Australian and Canadian Visions of Women, Modernity, and Mobility between the Wars

Sarah Galletly

upon through their depiction of the glamor and luxury associated with steamship travel. In The Spectacular Modern Woman , Liz Conor argues that technologies of image production in the early twentieth century led to the circulation of pictures of the