Book Review Essay: A Jensenian Approach to Mobilities

Simon Cook‘s recent contribution to the Journal of Transport Geography is an essay style book review focused on Ole  Jensen‘s books examining mobilities: Staging Mobilities; and Designing Mobilities.

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He identifies the former as a more conventional academic text and the latter as ‘part academic-, part coffee-table book’.  He recommends each book as a strong introduction to contemporary mobilities for transport geographers with consideration for the interdisciplinarity, yet  feels only one fully achieves its aims.  Read Cook’s full review 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 52, Simon Cook, A Jensenian approach to mobilities: (1) Staging Mobilities Ole B. Jensen. 2013. Routledge, Abingdon. (£85.00 (hardback). ISBN: 978–0-415-69,373-8). (2) Designing Mobilities Ole B. Jensen. 2014. Aalborg, Aalborg University Press. (£37.00 (hardback). ISBN: 978–87-7112-098-1)

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Book Review: Mobility: A New Urban Design and Transport Planning Philosophy for a Sustainable Future by John Whitelegg

Richard Knowles‘ review of John Whitelegg‘s book,  Mobility: A New Urban Design and Transport Planning Philosophy for a Sustainable Future, emphasises the author’s thematic approach to negating the dominant mobility paradigm.

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Knowles strongly recommends this book to a range of audiences. Read his full review 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 52, Richard Knowles, Mobility, J. Whitelegg, Straw Barnes Press, Church Stretton, Shropshire, UK, £6.99 (E-book), (2015), ISBN: 978-0-946309-02-3