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  • Performing Tourist Places

    By Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Michael Haldrup, John Urry

    This book looks at the making and the consuming of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through various case-studies from Denmark, it considers how places, performances and peoples intersect. It examines the fascinating circumstances through which visitors to a place, in part, produce…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Mobilities, Networks, Geographies

    By Jonas Larsen, John Urry

    There have been striking increases in both long-distance travel and in communications through mobile phones, text messaging, emailing and videoconferencing. Such developments in communication, along with a similar increase in physical travel and movement of goods around the globe, reconfigure…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30

  • Cities and Fascination

    Beyond the Surplus of Meaning

    Edited by Wolf-Dietrich Sahr, Heiko Schmid, John Urry

    Bringing together leading urban scholars, this book discusses the linkages between the economic, social and psychological factors of the urban environment. It focuses on the growth of private urbanity that has led to a 'spectactularization' of the city, the most extreme component of attention being…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • Mobilities: New Perspectives on Transport and Society

    By John Urry

    Edited by Margaret Grieco

    Bringing together the leading authors currently working at the intersection of social science and transport science, this volume provides a companion to the well-established and extensive international Transport and Society series. Each chapter, and the volume as a whole, offers closer and richer…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Transport and Society

  • A New Industrial Future?

    3D Printing and the Reconfiguring of Production, Distribution, and Consumption

    By Thomas Birtchnell, John Urry

    A New Industrial Future? examines whether a further industrial revolution is taking place around the world. In this compelling book Birtchnell and Urry examine such a new possible future involving the mass adoption of 3D printing. The locating of 3D printers in homes, offices, stores and workshops…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12

  • Capital, Labour and the Middle Classes

    By John Urry, Nicholas Abercrombie

    Most recent sociological work on the theory of class is based on a distinction between Weberian and Marxist approaches. For the first part of this volume, the authors use this distinction to review the literature on the middle class, concentrating particularly on the traditions of Marxist theory…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory

  • Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
    Changing Mobilities

  • Reference Groups and the Theory of Revolution (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Urry

    First published in 1973, this is a reissue of John Urry's important and influential study of the theory of revolution. Part 1 offers a detailed discussion of the concept of the reference group, tracing its development from the symbolic interactionist tradition and then showing how it…

    Paperback – 2012-10-15

  • Mobile Technologies of the City

    Edited by Mimi Sheller, John Urry

    Mobile communications technologies are taking off across the world, while urban transportation and surveillance systems are also being rebuilt and updated. Emergent practices of physical, informational and communicational mobility are reconfiguring patterns of movement, co-presence, social…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
    Networked Cities Series

  • Social Theory as Science (Routledge Revivals)

    By Russell Keat, John Urry

    This book, written by a philosopher interested in the problems of social science and scientific method, and a sociologist interested in the philosophy of science, presents a novel conception of how we should think about and carry out the scientific study of social life. This book combines an…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16

  • Mobile Methods

    Edited by Monika Büscher, John Urry, Katian Witchger

    In the twenty-first century, more than ever, everything and everybody seems to be on the move. Global flows of people, goods, food, money, information, services and media images are forming an intensely mobile background to everyday life. Social scientists, too, are on the move, seeking new…

    Paperback – 2010-08-03

  • Mobile Lives

    By Anthony Elliott, John Urry

    How should we understand the personal and social impacts of complex mobility systems? Can lifestyles based around intensive travel, transport and tourism be maintained in the 21st century? What possibility post-carbon lifestyles? In this provocative study of "life on the move", Anthony Elliott and…

    Paperback – 2010-05-14
    International Library of Sociology

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