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Terry-Ann Jones

enough money so he would not have to return. He knew the work would be physically taxing, but the culture shock was unexpected. Beto’s typical workdays were long and involved the repetitive cutting of sugarcane, which he found challenging. Further, he had

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Kathleen Frazer Oswald

means more control for law enforcement. More money to be spent and made. It might actually be what it is sold as safe, environmentally friendly, and convenient—and better overall. I hope this discussion leads us as scholars of mobility, transportation

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Alessandro Jedlowski

arrived in Italy in 2003 and, as many other Nigerians who migrate to Italy, he did not plan to stay for a long time. 26 His project was similar to that of many other migrants, in Italy as elsewhere, that is, to save a good amount of money and then begin a

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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

, because the banks are just giving you money for zero money down. They said “Hey! Use me! I’ll go to Vancouver, and I’ll do it for eighty dollars a skid.” 20 “Seventy five dollars a skid.” It was a race to the bottom. So, meanwhile, I’m paying my guys X

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Automobiles and Socioeconomic Sustainability

Do We Need a Mobility Bill of Rights?

Daniel Newman

of ordinary life because they cannot afford to run a car challenges notions of a fair and democratic society. We must work to earn money, we need medical services for good health, shops are necessary to buy food and clothing, and leisure facilities

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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

2014: 7 ). At the peak of the Syrian refugee crisis in November 2013, it garnered a pledge of $668.8 million (ibid.). In previous refugee crises, donor money was channeled to or through Jordanian government institutions; however, since 2012, the

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

, know little about transit migration. To be frank, I am suspicious about this. Of course it is known! Two things to say: First, there are too many interests around it, money-wise speaking, “illegal” transit migration yields good money, everybody knows

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Combustion, Hydraulic, and Other Forms of Masculinity

An Essay Exploring Dominant Values and Representations of the Driver in Driverless Technology

Sarah Redshaw

://www.linkedin.com/pulse/driving-networked-age-reid-hoffman . 50 Joe Nocera, “Google’s Driverless Cars Will Make Roads Safer,” Sydney Morning Herald , 6 June 2015. 51 “Google Blames Humans for Self-Driving Car Crash—Again,” Time/Money , 15 July 2015, http://time.com/money/3962668/google

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Mobile Disasters

Catastrophes in the Age of Manufactured Uncertainty

Steve Matthewman

-Dapena, “Ford, Chrysler Restrict Colors for New Cars,” CNN Money , 28 March 2011, http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/26/autos/ford_chrysler_car_paint_japan . 31 Dennis Fisher, “Japan Disaster Shakes up Supply-Chain Strategies,” Harvard Business School , 31 May 2011

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Introduction

Reconceptualizing Transit States in an Era of Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Obfuscation

Antje Missbach and Melissa Phillips

, Ruben Andersson's (2014 , 2016 , 2017) work on illegality along the West African corridor has demonstrated how border regimes create sites of transit onto which a logic of illegality is imposed and then “solved” through policies and vast sums of money