New PDF release: Mobile Lives (International Library of Sociology)

By Anthony Elliott,John Urry

How should still we comprehend the non-public and social affects of complicated mobility structures? Can life established round extensive shuttle, shipping and tourism be maintained within the 21st century? What chance post-carbon lifestyles?

In this provocative learn of "life at the move", Anthony Elliott and John Urry discover how advanced mobility platforms are reworking daily, usual lives. The authors improve their arguments via an research of assorted sectors of cellular lives: networks, new electronic applied sciences, consumerism, the existence of ‘globals’, and intimate relationships at-a-distance. Elliott and Urry introduce a variety of new innovations – miniaturized mobilities, impact garage, community capital, meetingness, neighbourhood lives, moveable personhood, ambient position, globals – to seize the explicit ways that mobility platforms intersect with cellular lives.

This publication represents a unique method in "post-carbon" social conception. will probably be crucial studying for complex undergraduate scholars, postgraduates and lecturers in sociology, social idea, politics, geography, diplomacy, cultural reports, and economics and enterprise studies.

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