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Animating suspension: waiting for mobilities

Bissell, David


This article interrogates the corporeal experience of the event of waiting during the process of journeying. Rather than focusing on differential speed as central to charting the contingent relationality between mobilities and immobilities as has been the dominant mode of reasoning in mobility studies, I argue for a renewed focus on the body, specifically through the relationality between activity and inactivity. In this way, the event of waiting is no longer conceptualised as a dead period of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Mobilities
DOI: 10.1080/17450100701381581


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