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Ceasing Fire and Seizing Time

LA Gang Tours and the White Control of Mobility

Sarah Sharma and Armonds R. Towns

is the main voice on the tour but he is also accompanied by a handful of other black and Latino former gang members who hail from the geographic region of the tour. Together they share personal narratives of gang life in South Los Angeles with thirty

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

demand for car access is not. 54 This may be seen as further evidence for decoupling the car and personal identities. 55 Yet one could also read a moral prompt to be auto-mobile into the Google car narrative: with the obvious barriers of physical and

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State of Uncertainty

Educating the First Railroaders in Central Sakha (Yakutiya)

Sigrid Irene Wentzel

I spent time in the college in 2015 and asked them about their motivation for studying there. They usually said the railroad was perspektivno (promising) and repeated the promise-narrative of development, modernization, and the career opportunities

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Pushkar Sohoni

be civilized by various means, education and religion being two such methods among many. Arguably, the distinction made between humans and animals is central to an understanding of colonial narratives, 5 and technologies that partner the colonial

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The Transfers/T2M Duo and the Evolution of the Reflection on Mobilities

The Textbook Case of the Historical Representations of the Paris Beltway

Mathieu Flonneau

narrative that, at the cost of excess or political instrumentalization, tends to make of the presence of the automobile in town only the mark of an intrusion, reduced to a “parenthesis” that would have been a hegemonic “all-car” during the second half of

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Weiqiang Lin

://www.bloombergquint.com/business/coronavirus-travel-what-happens-to-planes-grounded-by-covid-19 . 4 Weiqiang Lin, “Aeromobilities’ Underbelly Revealed in COVID-19 Crisis,” Compas , 2 April 2020, https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/2020/aeromobilities-underbelly-revealed-in-covid-19-crisis/ . 5 Nathalie Roseau, “Airports as Urban Narratives

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“Text-as-Means” versus “Text-as-End-in-Itself”

Some Reasons Why Literary Scholars Have Been Slow to Hop on the Mobilities Bus

Lynne Pearce

reflexivity or honesty. Indeed, it is often the incidental information in which textual narrative is embedded that reveals the most about the situation or practice under investigation. In addition, and as noted above, textual materials typically locate an

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Traveling with Trained Man

Decolonizing Directions in Railway Mobilities

Katie Maher

of fraught relationality with the very assimilatory project he defies, the very colonial force he is named after. Martineau and Ritskes locate Indigenous art as a counter-narrative to the engulfing tendencies of dominant discourses, orienting

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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

of life. 26 In this context, we focus on the pleasure of machinic interpellation. Such interpellation is something that we encounter in personal narratives as well as histories of large-scale engineering projects. 27 This overwhelmingly masculine

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

labor that produces it. Like any good provocation, this volume raises questions for research beyond the scope of what appears here. I am left with questions about why cruises are exempted from this narrative when they occupy so much space in the