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Mobilities, Mobility Justice and Social Justice

1st Edition

Edited by Nancy Cook, David Butz


270 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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This book investigates the relationship between

mobilities and social justice to develop the concept of

mobility justice, drawing on contributions from a

broad range of leading scholars. It also reimagines

social justice as a mobile concept that is appropriate

for analyzing the ethical dimensions of contemporary

life. Introductory chapters conceptualize the

intersection of mobility, mobility justice and social

justice. Proceeding chapters empirically develop that

framework through analyses of a range of mobilityrelated

injustices related to race, class, sexuality,

infrastructure, institutions, design, food, etc.

Table of Contents

PART I Introducing mobility justice 1 Moving toward mobility justice Nancy Cook and David Butz 2 Theorizing mobility justice Mimi Sheller PART II Developing mobility justice Justice and mobility governance 3 Aeromobility justice: a global institutional perspective Weiqiang Lin 4 Fleeing Syria – border crossing and struggles for migrant justice Suzan Ilcan 5 Transportation exploitation, mobility and social justice: a critical analysis Gerard C. Wellman 6 Mobile methods, epistemic justice and mobility justice David Butz and Nancy Cook Justice and mobility infrastructures 7 The autonomobility system: mobility justice and freedom under sustainability Noel Cass and Katharina Manderscheid 8 Dark design: mobility injustice materialized Ole B. Jensen 9 Emergent and integrated justice: lessons from community initiatives to improve infrastructures for walking and cycling Denver V. Nixon and Tim Schwanen 10 Fighting for ferry justice Sharon R. Roseman Justice and biomobilities 11 Black As: performing Indigenous difference Georgine Clarsen 12 Exploring the mobilities of forced displacement and state violence against homeless citizens in Bogotá, Colombia Amy E. Ritterbusch 13 LGBTQ communities, public space and urban movement: towards mobility justice in the contemporary city Catherine J. Nash, Heather Maguire and Andrew Gorman-Murray 14 Mobility (in)justice, positionality and translocal development in Gojal, Pakistan Andreas Benz Justice and more-than-human mobilities 15 Mobility, animals and the virtue of justice Fredrik Karlsson 16 Tick movements: patterning multispecies vulnerabilities Jacob Bull 17 Redistributing surplus food: interrogating the collision of waste and justice Anna R. Davies

About the Editors

Nancy Cook is Associate Professor of Sociology at Brock University, Canada. Her research in northern Pakistan focuses on mobility justice, mobility disaster, and the gendered constitution of mobility.

David Butz is Professor of Geography at Brock University, Canada, and Editor-in-Chief of Studies in Social Justice. He studies the social implications of road construction and associated (im)mobilities in rural northern Pakistan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography