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1st Edition

Gendered Mobilities

ISBN 9781138252820
Published October 30, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

Being socially and geographically mobile is generally seen as one of the central aspects of women's wellbeing. Alongside health, education and political participation, mobility is indispensable in order for women to reach goals such as agency and freedom. Building on new philosophical underpinnings of 'mobility', whereby society is seen to be framed by the convergence of various mobilities, this volume focuses on the intersection of mobility, social justice and gender. The authors reflect on five highly interdependent mobilities that form and reform social life: *



Tanu Priya Uteng is Research Fellow in the Department of Civil and Transport Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. Tim Cresswell, is Professor in the Depatment of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.


'Gendered Mobilities provides the missing gender dimension to the growing literature on mobilities. Its wide perspectives (social, technological and geographical), make this collection a must for a contemporary understanding of mobilities, even beyond its focus on gender. The intriguing discussions presented in various chapters will surely yield additional studies in the future.' Aharon Kellerman, University of Haifa, Israel 'This collection presents a wide-ranging set of papers delineating through novel theories and new research the gendering of mobilities in both north and south. This excellent volume will become a key text in the emerging mobilities turn.' John Urry, Lancaster University, UK