9780415449564

Aeromobilities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415449564

  • ISBN10:

    0415449561

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-20
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Aeromobilities provides a broad introduction to the study of air travel, airspaces and aviation from the perspective of the social sciences and the humanities. The book makes a strong case for a systematic, interdisciplinary study of some of the most powerful forces that have shaped our mobile globalization.

Table of Contents

Introducing Aeromobilities Saulo Cwerne?
Aeromobilities, Globalization and Social Theory
Aeromobilities and the Global
Global Transfer Points: the Making of Airports in the Mobile Risk Society
The Production of Airspaces
Architectures of a Future Tense
Connecting the World: Analyzing Global City Networks Through Airline Flows
Airport Codes/Spaces
Air Craft: Producing UK Airspace
Around the World in 80 Airports Ross
The Social Life of Air Travel
Airborne on Time
A Life in Corridors: Social Perspectives on Aeromobilities and Work in Knowledge Organizations
Getting into the Flow
Governing Air Travel
Science, Expertise, and Local Knowledge in Airport Conflicts: Towards a Cosmopolitical Approach
Helipads, Heliports and Urban Air Space: Governing the Contested Infrastructure of Helicopter Travel
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