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Florian Krobb

Main Reef Road, South Africa, 1999; Nicolaas Hofmeyr (director and writer); 88 minutes; Free Filmmakers Production

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Race and the Micropolitics of Mobility

Mobile Autoethnography on a South African Bus Service

Bradley Rink

between race, gender, class, safety, and convenience that complicate the South African transportation landscape, as well as the normative discourses of mobility that privilege some practices while restricting others. 1 My bus travel takes place in a

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Judith A. Nicholson and Mimi Sheller

practices and micropolitics of race, class, and identity on one South African bus service; and Tamara Vukov examines how mobility becomes racialized at the “smart” border. These articles are linked through their focus on intersections of racial politics and

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

-settler countries: the United States, Canada, and South Africa. We hope that the articles, which contribute to the burgeoning literature on mobility, race, and settler colonialism, will inspire more scholars to examine the topic in other cultural contexts and from

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Organic Vehicles and Passengers

The Tsetse Fly as Transient Analytical Workspace

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

tsetse as my vehicle, specifically to an exploration of the mobility of African ideas and practices relating to a mobile insect. Notes 1 Rupert W. Jack, “The Tsetse Fly Problem in Southern Rhodesia,” May 1933, 1. South African Centre for

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Conservation-Induced Resettlement

The Case of the Baka of Southeast Cameroon—A Variation on the Habitual Mobility–Immobility Nexus

Harrison Esam Awuh

,” (accessed 13 March 2013). 46 The findings would seem to articulate with the findings of Christo Fabricius, who found that in South Africa, displacement, forced resettlement, and

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Eirini Kasioumi, Anna Plyushteva, Talya Zemach-Bersin, Kathleen F. Oswald, Molly Sauter, Alexandra Ganser, Mustafa Ahmed Khan, Natasha Raheja, Harry Oosterhuis, and Benjamin Fraser

presents are both historically and topically diverse—from early modern French accounts of Atlantic crossings (Michael Harrigan), Napoleonic captivity narratives (Elodie Duché), and South African race activist Solomon Plaatje’s maritime travels (Janet

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

explored hierarchies of race in the long-haul trucking industry in Canada, 52 and the racial micropolitics of a South African bus service. 53 A small number of qualitative studies have also included gender in their analyses. For example, Sheller explored

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On Growing a Journal

A View from the South

Georgine Clarsen

postwar decolonization movements in the “Third World,” from the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa, Maori activism in New Zealand, the Native American resistance such as the takeover of Alcatraz, and the Black Power movement in the United States that

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Ten Years of Transfers

Mobility Studies and Social Change during a Pandemic

Mimi Sheller

's interest in the history of “black moves” (Cresswell 2016) and “white control of mobility” (Sharma and Towns, 2016) in the United States, as well as “race and the micropolitics of mobility” on buses in South Africa (Rink 2016), not to mention our interest in