On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World
On the Move presents a rich history of one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. Increasing mobility has been a constant throughout the modern era, evident in mass car ownership, plane travel, and the rise of the Internet. Typically, people have equated increasing mobility with increasing freedom. However, as Cresswell shows, while mobility has certainly increased in modern times, attempts to control and restrict mobility are just as characteristic of modernity. Through a series of fascinating historical episodes Cresswell shows how mobility and its regulation have been central to the experience of modernity.
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Chapter 2 The Metaphysics of Fixity and Flow
Mobility and Meaning in the Photography of Eadweard Muybridge and EtienneJules Marey
Chapter 4 The Production of Mobility in the Workplace and the Home
Producing Mobility on the Dance Floor
Chapter 6 Mobility Rights and Citizenship in the United States
Chapter 7 Producing Immigrant Mobilities
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