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Methodologies of Mobility

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A treasury of rich insights into methods on the move that will inspire a new generation of mobility researchers in our burgeoning field. · Nick van Hear, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford

This book offers a thought-provoking and timely revision of anthropological methods on mobility. The focus these authors assume, fruitfully pushes and fine-tunes methodological engagements with mobility and ethnographic practice. · Alison Macdonald, University College London

Methodologies of Mobility is a concrete inquiry into how specific research techniques, tightly linked to research questions, can address issues regarding mobility. This work makes a valuable contribution to social science research that concerns itself with how experiences of human movement and stasis are imbued with meaning. · Kiran C. Jayaram, York College, CUNY


Noel B. Salazar is Research Professor in Anthropology at the University of Leuven and Founder of the EASA Anthropology and Mobility Network.

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Research into mobility is an exciting challenge for the social sciences that raises novel social, cultural, spatial and ethical questions. At the heart of these empirical and theoretical complexities lies the question of methodology: how can we best capture and understand a planet in flux? Methodologies of Mobility speaks beyond disciplinary boundaries to the methodological challenges and possibilities of engaging with a world on the move. With scholars continuing to face different forms and scales of mobility, this volume strategically traces innovative ways of designing, applying and reflecting on both established and cutting-edge methodologies of mobility.

Speaking beyond disciplinary boundaries to the challenges of engaging with a world on the move, Methodologies of Mobility traces innovative strategies for designing, applying and reflecting on methodologies of mobility.


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Introduction: Studying Mobilities: Theoretical Notes and Methodological Queries
Noel B. Salazar, Alice Elliot, and Roger Norum

Chapter 1. 'Few are the Roads I Haven't Travelled': Mobility as Method in Early Finland-Swedish Ethnographic Expeditions
Susanne Österlund-Pötzsch

Chapter 2. Inventorying Mobility: Methodology on Wheels
Hege Høyer Leivestad

Chapter 3. Becoming, There? In Pursuit of Mobile Methods
Chris Vasantkumar

Chapter 4. From Radar Systems to Rickety Boats: Borderline Ethnography in Europe's 'Illegality Industry'
Ruben Andersson

Chapter 5. Idleness as Method: Hairdressers and Chinese Urban Mobility in Tokyo
Jamie Coates

Chapter 6. Meeting a Friend of a Friend: Snowballing with Mr. Hansen in Naples
Hans Lucht

Chapter 7. 'Being There Where?' Designing Digital-Visual Methods for Moving With/In Iran
Shireen Walton

Chapter 8. Fixating a Fluid Field: Photography as Anthropology in Migration Research
Christian Vium

Afterword: Im/mobile Method/ologies
Simone Abram


Informations sur le produit

Titre: Methodologies of Mobility
Sous-titre: Ethnography and Experiment
Code EAN: 9781785334801
ISBN: 978-1-78533-480-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Ingram Publishers Services
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 216
Poids: 422g
Taille: H234mm x B159mm x T17mm
Année: 2017


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