Personal Mobilities (Networked Cities Series) by Aharon Kellerman

By Aharon Kellerman

Personal Mobilities offers a scientific examine of non-public circulate targeting the size of area, participants, societies and applied sciences. Kellerman examines numerous own mobilities, together with air transportation, via a number of views, studying the human want for flow, their anchoring inside wider societal developments, commonalities and changes between mobility applied sciences and overseas changes.

Although spatial mobility turns out geographical by way of its very nature, the subject has been up to now taken care of basically in part, and frequently by way of sociologists. Personal Mobilities highlights geographical in addition to sociological points and is the 1st ebook to concentration completely on own mobilities.

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Contemporary society has accentuated mobility over sedentarity under residential conditions of life in permanent homes, introducing into them personal virtual mobility as an integral part of daily lives. Conclusion This chapter presented some basic notions for the study of personal mobilities. Personal mobilities have been defined in light and perspective of other types and definitions of mobilities. The scope of the following chapters was outlined as an attempt to provide for a joint discussion of physical and virtual mobilities, highlighted from various perspectives.

Contemporary society has accentuated mobility over sedentarity under residential conditions of life in permanent homes, introducing into them personal virtual mobility as an integral part of daily lives. Conclusion This chapter presented some basic notions for the study of personal mobilities. Personal mobilities have been defined in light and perspective of other types and definitions of mobilities. The scope of the following chapters was outlined as an attempt to provide for a joint discussion of physical and virtual mobilities, highlighted from various perspectives.

2004). As for the development of human attachment to other individuals, it is questionable, though, whether it reflects or encourages the prosocial (see Giordano, 2003). The need to interact with other people leads individuals to both corporeal and virtual mobilities. In the following discussions, we will assess first contemporary virtual mobilities as providers of social interaction, followed by an exposition of corporeal mobility for the achievement of proximity, discussed also in light of the existence of sophisticated virtual mobilities.

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