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Passenger mobilities: affective atmospheres and the sociality of public transport

Bissell, David


This paper takes as its starting point the centrality of nonrepresentational registers of communication and comprehension to understanding how everyday experiences of travelling with others by public transport unfolds. Drawing on extensive primary research, it explores how different affective atmospheres erupt and decay in the space of the train carriage; the modes of affective transmission that might take place; and the character of the collectives that are mobilised and cohere through these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
DOI: 10.1068/d3909


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