52 publications matching keyword "Sciences humaines"
04/07/2014 - 17:46
What transportation policy to develop in a sprawling, segregated city like Los Angeles? What place to give the car? Is it better to favor the subway network or the bus network? And why – economic reasons (competitiveness, employment, etc.), environmental reasons (reducing pollution and fossil resources consumption) and/or social reasons (the fight against social and racial inequality)?
04/01/2014 - 10:18
In Brut (“Crude”), Dalibor Frioux imagines a time in the near future when Norway - its coffers stuffed with petro-crowns - floating in the midst of a world in crisis, impoverished and deprived of mobility due to a lack of oil – whose price has risen to 310 dollars a barrel.
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.