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Why Railroads Now?

Anthropology of Infrastructure and Debates around “Green” Transit

Heather Anne Swanson

M. Pereira (Cham: Springer Nature, 2017), 65–80; Yanina Benedetti and Federico Morelli, “Spatial Mismatch Analysis among Hotspots of Alien Plant Species, Road and Railway Networks in Germany and Austria,” Plos one 12, no. 8 (2017). 25 Sonya Z

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Lucy Baker, Paola Castañeda, Matthew Dalstrom, Ankur Datta, Tanja Joelsson, Mario Jordi-Sánchez, Jennifer Lynn Kelly, and Dhan Zunino Singh

deriving from ethnographic fieldwork or personal experiences. Interesting conclusions emerge from the sensory ethnographic fieldwork or digital video research to analyze behaviors in public spaces in, among others, southern Germany and various UK cities. In

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

, the United Kingdom, and West Germany—with populations of 9.8 million, 14.3 million, 56.3 million, and 61.6 million, respectively, and 33, 32, 31, and 39 cars per 100 inhabitants—saw 2,064, 1,710, 6,150, and 11,608 road deaths, respectively. 49 As some

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

prototypes of autonomous vehicles, and legislators are preparing for the introduction of driverless cars: since 2013, several US states and a growing number of other Western states (e.g., France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland) are allowing the

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen, and Stéphanie Ponsavady

surrounds it. The strength of Mom’s argument comes from its breadth: that this body of literature grew out of and helped to create a new international realm of mobility linking German motorcyclists and Parisian chauffeurs and Kansan farmers. Scholars of

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Railway Territorialities

Topology and Infrastructural Politics in Alpine Italy

Mateusz Laszczkowski

, dreadlock-wearing German squatters. “That experience transformed everything in me,” he concludes. “I understood that everywhere there were people fighting for their territory—and that it was all our common fight.” The Free Republic lives on in its

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Connected or Traversed?

Plans, Imaginaries, and the Actual State of Railway Projects in Mongolia

Maria-Katharina Lang and Baatarnaran Tsetsentsolmon

Kalgan (Zhangjiakou) had been discussed by Russia, China, the United States, Japan, and Germany in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Agreement to Build Railway ( Tömör zam barikh geree bichig ) was a part of the tripartite treaty

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

destinations on different days. 55 The Conditions of Carriage are posted in each bus. Text is taken from the notice. 56 Buses are manufactured by the German bus maker Maschinenfabrik Augsburg und Maschinenbaugesellschaft Nürnberg (MAN) 57 Pirie

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How We Understand Aeromobility

Mapping the Evolution of a New Term in Mobility Studies

Veronika Zuskáčová

.1080/17450101.2013.826481 . 80 Lassen, “One Book and One Meeting.” 81 During the analysis a few examples of adaptation of the term aeromobility mainly to German or French have been found (see, e.g., Jean-Baptiste Frétigny, “Aéroport: non-lieu ou point d'ancrage du Monde

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Keep Moving, Stay Tuned

The Construction of Flow in and through Radio Traffic Reports

Marith Dieker

kilometers from the Dutch west coast toward the German border in the east. No traffic jam has ever been this long, and thus the reporter subsequently specified the particular location of the bottleneck: “dense traffic in both lanes of the road stretch