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Traveling with Trained Man

Decolonizing Directions in Railway Mobilities

Katie Maher

. Mobility Study: More and Less than Training Train stations are places of both habit and hope. Their imagined futures … present a desire for change. … Listen closely and you can hear an old song performed new. 48 The railway platform Trained Man

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“Containers, Carriers, Vehicles”

Three Views of Mobility from Africa

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga, Jeroen Cuvelier, and Katrien Pype

York: New Press, 1998); John Urry, “Global Flows and Global Citizenship,” in Democracy, Citizenship, and the Global City , ed. Isin Engin (London: Routledge, 2000), 62–78; John Urry, “Cultures of Mobility,” Lifestyle, Desire and Politics: Contemporary

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

-1990s. Furthermore, public anxiety was fueled not only by the media landscape but also by cultural industries. 27 Motorcycles, especially street and enduro bikes, were portrayed both as objects of desire for young men belonging to fringe groups and as

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

audience that was either highly mobile or that desired upward social mobility expressed in part through participation in modern commodity and consumer culture, of which leisure travel and an imagined participation in international modernity were key parts

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Raili Nugin

fixity as desired, and change, distance, and placelessness as abnormal. Localities are seen as “spatially fixed geographical containers for social processes,” and thus, research agendas of movement/transportation are treated separately from social

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Moving Onward?

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

Jolien Tegenbos and Karen Büscher

understand and conceptualize all these complex mobilities that lie beneath. Partly emerged within academic debates from the desire to study “all categories of migrancy through the same analytical lens,” 8 the mobilities paradigm offers a fresh perspective in

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

). The chapters are grounded in the editors’ desires to bridge generational divides by exploring how the mobilities of particular generations relate to—rather than oppose— those of other generations. The book’s significance for mobility research lies in

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Holly Thorpe

angry because they have very few opportunities and are locked in. An art and sports form such as free-running gives them an important method to express their desire for freedom and allows them to overcome the barriers that society and politics have

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

particularly unique about Napo Runa resistance. It was above all, an all too human response to a modern desire for standardization. From a nonnative perspective, any kind of transportation to and from the Amazon was desperately slow and unacceptably erratic

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Target Practice

The Algorithmics and Biopolitics of Race in Emerging Smart Border Practices and Technologies

Tamara Vukov

,” in Mobile Desires: The Erotics and Politics of Mobility Justice , Special issue of Mobility and Politics , ed. Melissa White and Liz Montegary (London: Palgrave MacMillan Pivot, 2015), 108–121. 44 Browne, “Digital Epidermalization.” 45 Lisa