Power, Politics, and Transportation

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Transportation Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/11/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM (MDT)
Room: Oak Alley, Sheraton, 4th Floor
Organizers: Julie Cidell
Chairs: Liette Gilbert


Papers in this session touch upon broad themes of power, politics, and meaning in the study of transportation and mobility. From mobile homes to global logistics networks, from transit to trains to cellular phones, these papers explore the power relations and meanings embedded in transportation infrastructure from various user perspectives.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Daniel Seidenglanz*, Masarykova univerzita, Robert Osman*, Masaryk University, Why not use public transport: arguments against beyond the car 20 5:20 PM
Presenter Roger Norum*, , Selfi(e)shness and truth(i)ness? Social, participatory and prosumptive regimes in contemporary mobile practice 20 5:40 PM
Presenter Stephanie Murray*, Brock University, Mobile 'Homes': An Ethnographic Study with American Vandwellers 20 6:00 PM
Presenter Liette Gilbert*, York University, Citizenship Derailed 20 6:20 PM

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