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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

insufficient for the positive self-identity that he craved—what the sociologist Anthony Giddens (1991) terms “ontological security.” For that, Zacharia needed to erase the affliction of his ethnic past. For over 40 years, refugees who fled Burundi in 1972

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Blue Sky Matter

Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design

Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini

737 and the DHC-2 we reflect on the different atmospheres of our flight experiences. Finally, we conclude with a brief reflection on the ontology of mobilities design. By introducing ideas drawn from alien phenomenology and flat ontology, 14 we

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Introduction

Jelena Tošić and Annika Lems

Chakrabarty's (2000) critique of historicism. Chakrabarty's postcolonial approach focuses on hegemonic images of history, both in terms of a specific ontological mode of seeing and interpreting the world from an ethnocentric historicist position and as an

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Ceasing Fire and Seizing Time

LA Gang Tours and the White Control of Mobility

Sarah Sharma and Armonds R. Towns

control of mobility. Mobility is central to the political ontologies of race in the United States. One’s racial identity has an always-already mobile element. In simple terms, it is one of the mechanisms by which people are raced in the United States. In

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Racing Mobility, Excavating Modernity

A Comment

Cotten Seiler

case for mobility as central to everything from the structured inequalities of the contemporary city to the formation of the raced and gendered modern subject; and their interventions range from the reformist to the ontological. Maybe the influential

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Afterword

Dangerous Mobilities

Mimi Sheller

nonrepresentational elements of such bodily sensing also demand more attention to object-oriented ontologies. Human bodies are implicated in the material affects of the more-than-human, as Adams-Hutcheson describes, vibrating with and through them. Third, there is

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The psychology of regions

A Vygotskian perspective

Luk Van Langenhove

, such as discourse analysis of conversational analysis. For others, it refers to rethinking the whole ontology of the social realm. A rather radical ontological position is taken by Rom Harré, who argues that the primary social reality is a worldwide and

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Media Representations of Separated Child Migrants

From Dubs to Doubt

Rachel Rosen and Sarah Crafter

“humanitarian frame” references narratives of saving/rescuing and a moral language of duty and responsibility. The fourth, an “ontological frame,” captures preoccupations with questions of social categories. Our analysis highlights a set of polarized indicators

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Editorial

Mobility Studies, a Transdisciplinary Field

Dagmar Schäfer

on the move. As a historian of science and technology, I would like to add that the epistemic implications of movement and mobility—its local and global impact on practices and theories of knowledge—and the ontological consequences require attention

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Vistas of Future New Mobility Studies

Transfers and Transformations

Georgine Clarsen, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller

importance of continuing to think through some deeply philosophical questions, particularly the need to adequately theorize the ontological foundations and the realist worldviews of much mobility research. He suggested that key questions remain about what