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Conceptualising differently-mobile passengers: geographies of everyday encumbrance in the railway station

Bissell, David


This paper develops ideas of differential mobility at the scale of the 'everyday' by investigating some of the complex relationships between mobility and immobility; facilitation and encumbrance when moving through railway stations. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research with rail passengers in Britain, the first section explores the entangled relationship between differently-mobile bodies and the station by considering some of the tensions that emerge between experiences of encumbrance and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Social and Cultural Geography
DOI: 10.1080/14649360802652137


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