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Encountering stressed bodies: slow creep transformations and tipping points of commuting mobilities

Bissell, David James


This article examines how stressful commutes are changing the bodies that are caught up in this everyday mobility. Contrasting with psychological research on commuter stress that makes generalised claims about the commuting experience, this article develops a non-representational understanding of bodies. From this point of view, stress is seen as having a much more ambivalent and complex constitution through the way in which everyday practices of commuting are implicated in processes of bodily...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Geoforum 51 (2014): 191–201
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2013.11.007


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