Book Review: Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine – Sociological Perspectives

Malcolm Campbell reviewed Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine:Sociological
Perspectives by Deborah Lupton.

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The review reflects on how self tracking in health may be relevant for transport geographers and raises issues of ethics and privacy in emerging forms of data collection.

You can read the 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, Volume 70, 2018. Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine:Sociological Perspectives, byLupton, D. (Ed.), 2017. Taylor and Francis.(£115 (hardback); £20 (e-book). ISBN: 9781138091085).

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Book Review: Non-motorized Transport Integration Into Urban Transport Planning in Africa

Paulo Anciaes reviewed Non-motorized Transport Integration Into
Urban Transport Planning in Africa, edited by W. V.
Mitullah, M. Vanderschuren and M. Khayesi.

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The book draws attentions to some of the complexities and contradictions of non-motorized travel in three African cities.

You can read the 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, Volume 70, 2018. Non-motorized Transport Integration Into Urban Transport Planning in Africa, by W. V. Mitullah, M. Vanderschuren and M. Khayesi (Editors). London: Routledge. £105 (hardback), £36 (eBook). ISBN 9781472411402.

Book Review: Restructuring Public Transport Through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective

John Austin reviewed Restructuring Public Transport Through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective edited by J. C. Munoz and L.
Paget-Seekins.

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The book offers comprehensive coverage of issues around Bus Rapid Transit globally.

You can read the 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, Volume 70, 2018. Restructuring Public Transport Through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective, by J. C. Munoz and L. Paget-Seekins (Ed.). 2016. Bristol, Policy Press. £75.00 (Hardback), ISBN 978-1-44732-616-8.

Book Review: Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future Directions

Kate Pangbourne reviewed Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future Directions edited by Fiona Spotswood.

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The book takes a wide inter-disciplinary approach to considering behaviour change will will be refreshing for transport geographers “tired” of traditional transport approaches.

You can read the 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, Volume 70, 2018. Review of Spotswood, F. (Ed.), Policy Press, Bristol (2016), (£26.99 (paperback, epub) £56.00 (hardback)), ISBN: 978-1 44731 756 2.

Book Review: The Psychology of the Car – Automobile Admiration, Attachment and Addiction

James Warren reviewed The Psychology of the Car Automobile Admiration, Attachment and Addiction by Stefan Gössling.

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The book is a interesting and provocative take on the social challenges presented by the normative framing of the car.

You can read the 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, Volume 69, 2018. The Psychology of the Car Automobile Admiration, Attachment and Addiction, Stefan Gössling, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2017), (£87.00 (paperback)), ISBN: 978-0-12-811008-9

Book Review: Inland Waterway Transport – Challenges and Prospects

Nicholas Taylor reviewed Inland Waterway Transport – Challenges and Prospects edited by Bart Wiegmans and Rob Konings.

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The book offers a comprehensive overview of inland waterway transport, which is often not given due consideration as a mode.

You can read the 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, Volume 69, 2018. Inland Waterway Transport – Challenges and Prospects. Edited by Bart Wiegmans and Rob Konings, (Routledge, 221 pp).