50 publications matching keyword "Sciences humaines"
02/27/2014 - 13:53
Put in this way, the answer seems fairly obvious. And yet, it is an important debate that continues – even today. Indeed, in local political milieus it is still common to hear talk of the need to build highways to improve access to regions, thus allowing for their development. From where does this stance originate?
02/14/2014 - 15:38
JobMob is the first major quantitative European survey on job-related “high mobility”. It aims to understand mobility practices, not only through the specific social arrangements and resources required by mobile people (sex, age, training and salary levels, hierarchical position, etc.) but also from the point of view of mobility experiences.
12/17/2013 - 18:10
Shall we study the mobilities of the rich or those of the poor? How to understand the super-rich's virtual and material flows in relationship with those of the rest of the world population? Discussion between a Spanish sociologist and a French philosopher.
11/12/2013 - 10:36
Tim Cresswell is a professor of Human Geography at the University of London. His research considers the role of geographical ways of thinking in the constitution of social and cultural life. He reflects on the friction of mobility, a crucial aspect to him.
10/10/2013 - 18:10
“There remains a source of divergence among contributors: the preferred urban model for resolving the problems of congestion and pollution linked to the rise of urban mobilities. The opposition, which one might have thought we had left behind, between supporters of more compact towns and cities … and those who believe in a more diffuse urban environment, continues to flare up.”
10/09/2013 - 18:17
Tim Cresswell is a professor of Human Geography at the University of London. His research considers the role of geographical ways of thinking the constitution of social and cultural life. He has identified six main ideas to look at mobility differently.
09/13/2013 - 13:22
Why do we make journeys from one place to another? What modes of transport do we use? And how exactly do we use them? Mobility is not just about travelling from point A to point B. It has a number of different dimensions... and all of them are experienced in different ways by individuals.
06/18/2013 - 16:00
Piloted by Dr. Max Bergman, this comparative study, led by French, American, South African, Indian and Chinese research teams, explores the role of the imaginaries of decision-makers in choices relative to the train and rail infrastructures.
12/11/2012 - 13:35
In the debate about economic and social integration, the possibilities and conditions related to geographical movement are becoming increasingly important. They are widely discussed, and people at home, at work, on holidays, etc must deal with their implementation. We hear it discussed on television, in political, economic and scientific debates, in museums, at school, and so on. In short, moving about now seems to be an important challenge in many aspects of our daily lives.
12/10/2012 - 16:43
Many writers now mobilize the “mobility turn”. As this post-disciplinary concept spreads through social sciences, it has become essential to analyze the complex organization of today’s economic, social and political spaces, argues Professor John Urry.