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Paul Smith

Collecting old cars, like a cocaine habit, seems to be one of nature’s ways of telling you you are making too much money. Think of Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason and his private collection of Ferraris. Think of the American pharmaceutical heir Josiah K. Lilly III and his vintage automobiles displayed in an imitation Shaker barn-house at a heritage park on Cape Cod. Or remember Hans and Fritz Schlumpf, Alsatian textile magnates unable to resist another Bugatti. Indeed, the brothers’ passion helped lead their firm into bankruptcy and their collection––more than 500 vehicles, including 150 Bugattis––ended up as France’s national motorcar museum, the Cité de l’Automobile, opened at Mulhouse in 1982.

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Phillip Vannini, Nanny Kim, Lisa Cooke, Giovanna Mascheroni, Jad Baaklini, Ekaterina Fen, Elisabeth Betz, Federico Helfgott, Giuseppina Pellegrino, Reiner Ruppmann, and Alfred C. Mierzejewski

Tim Ingold, Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description; Tim Ingold (ed.), Redrawing Anthropology: Materials, Movements, Lines; Tim Ingold and Jo Lee Vergunst (eds.), Ways of Walking: Ethnography and Practice on Foot Phillip Vannini

Tom Standage, A History of the World in 6 Glasses Nanny Kim

Simone Fullagar, Kevin W. Markwell, and Erica Wilson (eds.), Slow Tourism: Experiences and Mobilities Lisa Cooke

Jennie Germann Molz, Travel Connections: Tourism, Technology and Togetherness in a Mobile World Giovanna Mascheroni

Hazel Andrews and Les Roberts (eds.), Liminal Landscapes: Travel, Experience and Spaces In-between Jad Baaklini

Les Roberts, Film, Mobility and Urban Space: A Cinematic Geography of Liverpool Ekaterina Fen

Helen Lee and Steve Tupai Francis (eds.), Migration and Transnationalism: Pacific Perspectives Elisabeth Betz

David Pedersen, American Value: Migrants, Money and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States Federico Helfgott

Leopoldina Fortunati, Raul Pertierra and Jane Vincent (eds.), Migration, Diaspora, and Information Technology in Global Societies Giuseppina Pellegrino

Daniel Flückinger, Strassen für alle: Infrastrukturpolitik im Kanton Bern 1790-1850 Reiner Ruppmann

Richard Vahrenkamp, The Logistic Revolution: The Rise of Logistics in the Mass Consumption Society Alfred C. Mierzejewski

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Kai Syng Tan

crawling under) physical (and metaphorical) barbed-wired hurdles across different “challenges” marked out in gaudy colors for easy identification for the (often middle-class) participants who would have paid (quite) a bit of money to take part in such

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Somy Kim

asks for further details on how much money can be made, thus ending the film on a satirical note. While the media-makers like Sam give us some hope, we are reminded that modulating blackness is an ever present necessity for black students who live in a

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Raili Nugin

:// 21 Finding Money   A story about two small boys looking for their lost dog called Money 22 Once upon a Time in Our Village, Parti: 1914, Weriora .   Love story of young people in 1914, which started

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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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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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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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“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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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