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By Saulo Cwerner, Sven Kesselring, John Urry (eds.)

Aeromobilities is a set of essays that take on in lots of other ways the becoming significance of aviation and air shuttle in our hypermobile, globalized global. supplying a multidisciplinary concentrate on concerns starting from worldwide airports to the creation of airspace, from airline paintings to helicopters, and from stream in airports to software program platforms, Aeromobilities seeks to augment our knowing of house, time and mobility within the age of mass air commute. From Sao Paulo to Sydney, Aeromobilities attracts on neighborhood studies of airspaces to generate concept and learn that are international in scope. it's the first ebook of its type, bringing jointly a variety of theoretical and methodological methods to aviation and air commute within the social sciences and arts, whereas emphasizing the important position of aeromobilities in modern social family members. In an international the place nearly each element of social lifestyles is touched upon, in a single approach or one other, via the complicated international community of airline flows, with its huge passenger plane and iconic overseas airports, Aeromobilities presents cutting edge analyses of a few of the main primary and influential mobility networks of our time.

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Airport policy is at the heart of the mobile risk society. Global issues, the parameters for the globalization of society and the economy, must be worked out and digested locally (Brenner 2004). In this sense airports are paradigmatic localities, not merely ‘flowthroughs’ where travelers and goods from all over the world arrive and depart, but rather the place where global and local influentials and the interests they represent interact and seek solutions. ‘Expanding airports are manifestations of “glocalization”.

And —— (eds) (2006a) Mobile Technologies of the City, London: Routledge. —— and —— (2006b) ‘The new mobilities paradigm’, Environment and Planning A, 38: 207–26. -L. (2004) ‘The paradox of a tourist centre: Hong Kong as a site of play and a place of fear’, in M. Sheller and J. ) Tourism Mobilities: Places to Play, Places in Play. London: Routledge. Szerszynski, B. and Urry, J. (2006) ‘Visuality, mobility and the cosmopolitan: inhabiting the world from afar’, British Journal of Sociology, 57: 113–32.

In this sense airports are paradigmatic localities, not merely ‘flowthroughs’ where travelers and goods from all over the world arrive and depart, but rather the place where global and local influentials and the interests they represent interact and seek solutions. ‘Expanding airports are manifestations of “glocalization”. . They are settings for the global expansion and intensification of mobility on the one hand and for local infrastructure transformation on the other’ (Geis 2005: 130). Cities and regions are directly affected, with globalization bringing about changes in their socio-material morphology (Graham and Marvin 2001; Oswalt 2004).

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