Book Review Essay: Air transport revolution: socio-economic impact and open questions

Renato Redondi has provided the Journal of Transport Geography’s first essay style review, titled: Air transport revolution: socio-economic impact and open questions.  In this he critiques:

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Redondi’s evaluation and discussion of these edited volumes which ‘investigate the complex relationships between the air transport phenomenon, its main driving causes and its multifaceted effects’ is available here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 46  Renato Redondi, Air transport revolution: socio-economic impact and open questions. The Geographies of Air Transport, Andrew R. Goetz, Lucy Budd. Ashgate, UK (2014). £65, ISBN: 978-1409453314 (hardcover); ISBN: 978-1472405302 (ebook). Low Cost Carriers – Emergence, Expansion and Evolution, Lucy Budd, Stephen Ison. Ashgate, UK (2014), £130, ISBN: 978-1409469032 (hardcover), pages 248-251, Copyright Elsevier (2015).

Book review: The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities by Peter Adey, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, Mimi Sheller (Eds.)

Susan Pringle reviewed The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities, edited by Peter Adey, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller.

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In her review she highlights that:

“The gamut of topics [in the book] runs from the tangible to the intangible, from the manufacture, and meaning, of the seemingly ubiquitous Hawaiian pizza through to the pathways taken by an invisible virus as it travels through populations.”

To find out more read the review in full here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 45  Susan Pringle, The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities, Peter Adey, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, Mimi Sheller. Routledge, Abingdon (2013). £140, ISBN: 978-0-415-66771-5 (hardback); £140, ISBN: 978-1-315-85757-2 (ebook) pages 81-82, Copyright Elsevier (2015).

Book Review: Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2013 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference ICSAT 2013, by J. Wellnitz, A. Subic, R. Trufin (Eds.)

Aoife Foley‘s review of Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2013 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference ICSAT edited by Jörg Wellnitz, Aleksandar Subic and Ramona Trufin highlights that these proceedings are ‘an engineering rather than a transport geography exploration of sustainable automotive technologies’.  However, as Foley states, solutions to the reliance on unsustainable automotive technologies are ‘multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial in nature’.   Read the review in full here to find out more about the contribution to knowledge that this edited volume makes.

Sustainable Automative Technologies

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 45, Aoife Foley,  Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2013 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference ICSAT 2013, J. Wellnitz, A. Subic, R. Trufin (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2014). £126 (hardback); £100.50 (eBook), ISBN: 978-3-319-01883-6 (hardback); ISBN: 978-3-319-01884-3 (eBook), pages 83-84, Copyright Elsevier (2015).

Book Review: Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach by R. Josselson.

In Rebecca Johnson‘s review of Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach by Ruthellen Josselson she states that:

“The book is well written, and leaves a feeling that one has been to a particularly good workshop, or sat down with the author over coffee to chat about what narrative interviewing entails.”

To consider whether it is a book you would like to add to your methodological collection read the review in full here.

Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 44, Rebecca Johnson, Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach, R. Josselson. The Guilford Press, New York (2013). £20.99, Paperback, ISBN: 978-1-4625-1000-9, page 89, Copyright Elsevier (2015).

Book Review: The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics by A Walks (Ed.)

Nicholas Klein‘s review of The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics edited by Alan Walks provides a concise overview of the content of the edited volume before outlining what he found to be the noteworthy aspects.  To find out what these are read the review here.

The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 44, Nicholas Klein, The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics, A. Walks (Ed.). Routledge, New York (2014). £90.00 (hardback), ISBN: 978- 0-415-70615-5, page 44, Copyright Elsevier (2015).

Book Review: Smart Transport Networks: Market Structure, Sustainability and Decision Making by T. Vanoutrive, A. Verhetsel (Eds).

Sybil Derrible‘s review Smart Transport Networks: Market Structure, Sustainability and Decision Making, edited by T. Vanoutrive and A. Verhetsel, highlights that whilst the books thoroughly addresses the topics of market structure, sustainability, and decision-making, ‘the adjective ‘‘smart’’ does not reflect the content of the book’.

Smart Transport Networks

 

To find out more about the content and Derrible’s evaluation of this, read the review in full here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Vol 44, Sybil Derrible, Smart Transport Networks: Market Structure, Sustainability and Decision Making, T. Vanoutrive, A. Verhetsel (Eds.), Edward Elgar, Portland, USA (2013). £83.00 (hardback), ISBN: 9781782548324 page 91. Copyright Elsevier (2015).

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