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The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Sasha D. Pack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents the history of southern Iberia and the western Maghrib, and the Strait of Gibraltar between them, as a single bicontinental borderland, from roughly 1850 to 1970. Drawing on ... More


Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More


Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More


Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Caroline Melly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Drawing on long-term ethnographic research, this book examines the emergence of mobility as an enduring and elusive collective value in contemporary Dakar, Senegal. It takes the concept of ... More


The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an ethnographic and historical study of the main Albanian-Greek cross-border highway. It is not merely an ethnography on the road but an anthropology of the road. Complex sociopolitical ... More


Faulkner's Geographies

Jay "Watson and Ann J. "Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781496802279
eISBN:
9781496802323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802279.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The recent “spatial turn” in social theory and cultural studies opens up exciting new possibilities for the study and teaching of William Faulkner’s work. The fictional domains of Yoknapatawpha ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Uneven Odds: Social Mobility in Contemporary India

Divya Vaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199480142
eISBN:
9780199097753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480142.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Population and Demography

Focussing on patterns of intergenerational stability, this book traces the unequal structures of opportunity in India. The author addresses questions and approaches towards social mobility (or the ... More


Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Ryan A. Quintana

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

How is the state produced? In what ways did enslaved African Americans shape modern governing practices? Ryan A. Quintana provocatively answers these questions by focusing on the everyday production ... More


Interdisciplinary Approaches in Mesoamerica: Taking Stock

Frances F. Berdan

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This final chapter synthesizes the chapters in the volume. It emphasizes the value of interdisciplinary approaches as they apply to complex issues of migration, mobility, ethnicity, and social ... More


Managing mad money – national systems

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Each national system of controlling and regulating financial business is different from the others. But all are being eroded by the mobility of capital and the power of international markets.


Travelling the Tasman world: travel writing and narratives of transit

Anna Johnston

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter draws upon the burgeoning genre of nineteenth-century travel writing to map a transcolonial and mobile consciousness through which New Zealand and Australian settler colonial identities ... More


Law’s mobility: vagrancy and imperial legality in the trans-Tasman colonial world, 1860s–1914

Catharine Coleborne

in New Zealand'S Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719091537
eISBN:
9781526104120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091537.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the mobility of laws in the trans-Tasman colonial world, suggesting that the way colonial subjects both adopted, remade, remodelled and enacted laws reflected the mobility of ... More


Insanity in the ‘age of mobility’: Melbourne and Auckland, 1850s–1880s

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter situates Melbourne and Auckland as colonial cities inside the imperial world of medicine and institutional confinement, also outlining the significance of population movement and the ... More


Conclusion

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This concluding chapter brings together the range of findings from the qualitative and quantitative work explored in the various chapters of the book with an emphasis on suggesting how categories of ... More


Conclusion: Race, Culture, and Class

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Picking up where the last chapter left off, this conclusion argues that economic and numerical criteria provided a way for Mexican scholars to create a presumably scientific yet flexible definition ... More


A Free for all? scale and young people's participation in UK transport planning

John Barker

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter uses a number of UK based case studies to critically discuss young people's participation in transport planning. Whilst the involvement of young people is not widespread, the chapter ... More


Challenges to the New Vision for US Highways

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Four main arguments have suggested that highways will or should play a smaller role in coming decades. Millennials are claimed to be abandoning car ownership. Autonomous vehicles are seen as leading ... More


Hijra, Hajj and Muslim Mobilities: Considering Coercion and Asymmetrical Power Dynamics in Histories of Islamic Cosmopolitanism

R. Michael Feener and Joshua Gedacht

in Challenging Cosmopolitanism: Coercion, Mobility and Displacement in Islamic Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435093
eISBN:
9781474453660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435093.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introduction lays out the argument that an exploration of Muslim mobility and diversity across Asian history can help identify coercive dimensions that are often elided in dominant modern ... More


Walking Margaret Harkness’s London

Nadia Valman

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Margaret Harkness’s London is a city of mobility, both local and global. In her fiction, she utilises a familiar trope in late nineteenth-century urban writing, the figure of the peripatetic ... More


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