Staging Mobilities (International Library of Sociology) Hardcover – 21 Feb 2013
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"accessible and highly applicable… The book is well-written… [and] is especially promising for research seeking to put the material, design-based, architectural, and physically staged influences at the forefront of tourism research. Readers of sociology, geography, cultural studies, and urban studies inspired by the ‘‘mobilities turn’’ will find this book a source of inspiration. It will undoubtedly also benefit researchers interested in the (experience) design of mobility systems, especially so the ones dealing with the dynamics of tourist practices as embedded within―and choreographed on the basis of―physical settings, social interactions, and embodied performances." – Martin Trandberg Jensen, Annals of Tourism Research
"Staging Mobilities provides an illuminating analysis of how contemporary urban mobilities are shaped by a range of different interrelated processes of ‘staging’." – David Bissell, The Australian National University, in Cultural Geographies
"This is an accomplished book, theoretically informed, rich in detail and convincing in the use of illustrative case studies to exemplify the staging approach."― Kimberley Peters, Aberystwyth University
About the Author
Ole B. Jensen is Professor of Urban Theory at Aalborg University, Denmark. His main research interests are mobilities and urban studies. He is the co-author of Making European Space (with Tim Richardson, Routledge) and has published extensively on mobility research in the journals Mobilities, Culture and Space, and Urban Studies.
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