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Anchored mobilities

Amanda Williams, Ken Anderson, Paul Dourish
2008 Proceedings of the 7th ACM conference on Designing interactive systems - DIS '08  
We present an ethnography of transnational Thai retirees and their uses of mobile technology, highlighting forms of mobility that are spatially, temporally, and infrastructurally anchored, and concepts  ...  Mobile technologies are deployed into diverse social, cultural, political and geographic settings, and incorporated into diverse forms of personal and collective mobility.  ...  The first author is currently collaborating with Sripatum University to conduct a ten-month engagement in Bangkok involving mobile ethnography and site-specific system design.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1394445.1394480 dblp:conf/ACMdis/WilliamsAD08 fatcat:hwy3mcminbhefoxdkdndjer3xu

Unsettled settlement? Translocal social anchoring and patterns of (im)mobility among Polish families in rural Norway

Jakub Stachowski, Bettina Bock
2021 Geoforum  
dynamic of their cross-border and cross-local patterns of mobility.  ...  Using notions of translocalism and social anchoring, the article offers insights into how migrants' lives as couples and families become gradually reoriented as they settle in the rural host context and  ...  of Migration in Research in Warsaw for their insightful commentaries on the earlier versions of the article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2021.09.001 fatcat:ac6bqnpiubhqxghxkmbifo4iey

Channelling mobilities: migrant-owned businesses as mobility infrastructures

Philipp Roman Jung, Franz Buhr
2021 Mobilities  
We discuss the infrastructural production of transnational and local mobilities and how these businesses both result from and facilitate the existence of mobile lifestyles.  ...  Building on ethnographic fieldwork in the cities of São Paulo and Caxias do Sul (Brazil) and in Lisbon (Portugal), this paper makes innovative connections between migration research, mobility studies and  ...  We also thank the MTTM (Mobilidades: Teorias, Temas, Métodos -Brazil/ CNPq) network members for their suggestions and enthusiasm for this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17450101.2021.1958250 fatcat:2mdcgebkvratfovl2zjyeclbya

Mobility capital: Somali migrants' trajectories of (im)mobilities and the negotiation of social inequalities across borders

Joëlle Moret
2017 Geoforum  
studies and migration studies.  ...  I argue that mobility capital is a neglected dimension of migrants' strategies to negotiate multiple and contradictory social positions in a transnational social field.  ...  Acknowledgments I would like to thank the women and men who trusted me enough to share parts of their lives and some of their opinions with me during this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.12.002 fatcat:c7aoloijljg5bddmr6lekibige

Communication and Mobility: Mobile-Mediated Displacement Experiences in Buenos Aires

Lucas Durr Missau
2021 Revista Lusófona de Estudos Culturais  
Therefore, we describe processes in which the narratives about the experiences of migration and the daily flows of displacement are articulated with the mediation of transportation applications.  ...  Based on the narratives of participants' life stories during commuting, we describe how imagining, adapting and belonging to a strange and at times hostile environment relates to mobile-mediated travel  ...  fixation and integration; and transnational movements or organizations.  ... 
doi:10.21814/rlec.3156 fatcat:73bozt5x3vewleiovclevntjjm

Today's Migration-Mobility Nexus in Switzerland [chapter]

Gianni D'Amato, Philippe Wanner, Ilka Steiner
2019 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this context, Dahinden and Crettaz study how transnational today's migrants in Switzerland really are by considering the three dimensions transnational mobility, network transnationality and transnational  ...  As an integral part of this dual migration regime and freedom of movement within the EU, the internal and external borders of the EU have been more strongly controlled and regulated by legal, technological  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05671-1_1 fatcat:ei6btuakfnf4pl5vhbd7bvb57e

Dynamics of globalization: mobility, space and regulation

O. Söderström, F. Klauser, E. Piguet, L. Crot
2012 Geographica Helvetica  
At stake are a vast variety of phenomena, places and scales: from control techniques of transnational mobilities (e.g. through GPS and other «location technologies», radiofrequency indentification (RFID  ...  Thus, in our globalised world the administration, regulation and control of various types of mobilities at local, national and transnational levels is of fundamental importance.  ...  The article presents current research at the Institute that explores this interrelation, focusing on three main fields: «human migration», «urban change» and «power, space and mobility in the information  ... 
doi:10.5194/gh-67-43-2012 fatcat:sr5t7bxmszgjrfp5qgt2u5vdeq

'Home is Never Fully Achieved … Even When We Are In it': Migration, Belonging and Social Exclusion within Punjabi Transnational Mobility

Steve Taylor
2013 Mobilities  
Drawing upon transnational research in the UK and India, primarily over 150 semistructured interviews in Newcastle, UK and Doaba, Punjab, as well as the 'mobilities turn' within contemporary social science  ...  It is argued that this transnational pursuit of home is significantly shaped by the dynamic social context of South Asia, in particular processes of social inclusion and exclusion therein.  ...  If diasporic identities are inherently transnational and mobile, we require mobile, transnational research to investigate them.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17450101.2013.848606 fatcat:xb75nskdbvdjdj3x5v4hijtkya

An Experimental Autoethnography of Mobile Freelancing

Nadia Hakim Fernández, Mediarep, Philipps Universität Marburg
2020 Digital Culture & Society  
, namely, mobility, advantage, and (work)place-making.  ...  This strategy allowed me to delineate the boundaries of the fieldsite across online and offline settings, including the digital technologies I share with other research participants.  ...  Acknowledgements I thank Professor Annette Markham for her support and ideas for this project.  ... 
doi:10.25969/mediarep/13512 fatcat:fv2gqn5z2bbmpeziwyhtog77yy

Transnational academic mobility and gender

Heike Jöns
2011 Globalisation, Societies and Education  
This paper examines to what extent the participation of researchers in transnational academic mobility, their experiences and perceived outcomes vary by gender.  ...  The paper argues that the underlying reasons go far beyond direct gender relationships and suggests that conceptualising transnational academic mobility as mobilization processes in Latourian 'centres  ...  The views expressed in this article and any errors are solely my responsibility.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14767724.2011.577199 fatcat:oysnfimskvb3jcywjbkbmvkb4a

Footloose transients: International students in Australia and their aspirations for transnational mobility after graduation

Catherine Gomes
2015 Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture  
Second, their mobility is also based on their cultural, ethnic and national identities, which in turn are anchored to rapid developments in communication technologies and a student's sense of belonging  ...  'I will return to my home country' or 'I want to stay in Australia'), but instead open and full of unending opportunity for transnational mobility and transient economic migration.  ...  Disciplines covered will include the humanities and the social sciences and subjects such as cultural studies, history, literature, film, anthropology, politics, and sociology.  ... 
doi:10.1386/cjmc.6.1.41_1 fatcat:oruzvvdc6bdnzc5w3ycffw25jq

Re-thinking residential mobility

Rory Coulter, Maarten van Ham, Allan M. Findlay
2015 Progress in Human Geography  
While researchers are increasingly re-conceptualizing international migration, far less attention has been devoted to re-thinking short-distance residential mobility and immobility.  ...  We contend that residential mobility and immobility should be re-conceptualized as relational practices that link lives through time and space while connecting people to structural conditions.  ...  Feedback from participants in the 'Migration and Connected Life Courses' session at the 2014 RGS-IBG Annual Conference is also gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309132515575417 pmid:27330243 pmcid:PMC4893457 fatcat:5keqqc7ttvftnnbe6z6muakx34

Peripheries, Mobilities and e-Technologies: The Rise of Regional Social Network Policies

Patrick Rérat, Hugues Jeannerat
2014 DISP  
The mobility of highly qualified peo-ple is a major issue for regional development and represents a matter of particular concern for peripheral regions, which tend to be char-acterized by the out-migration  ...  This approach to policymaking no longer consid-ers highly qualified people leaving their home region as a loss, but sees them as potential re-sources to be mobilized and capitalized at a distance.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank regiosuisse for having funded the project on which the paper is based, the Canton of Jura for having hosted a seminar on regional social networks, and the  ... 
doi:10.1080/02513625.2014.926723 fatcat:bgvehrxb7vd5vg4kvlz7b3kmie

Social Mobilities in the Transnational Migration of Romanian Roma to Italy

Stefania Pontrandolfo
2018 Intersections  
There is general agreement about the fact that, in the modern-day global framework, while transnational migration can improve the living conditions of some, they can also make things worse for others and  ...  The article can be included in the contemporary debate about the role that transnational migrations play in modifying the European social order.  ...  EAST EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIETY AND POLITICS, 4(2): 126-148. documented.  ... 
doi:10.17356/ieejsp.v4i2.381 fatcat:jcj5iz2rzjchnpho2bxvfp232e

Rethinking the concept of diaspora: mobility, connectivity and communication in a globalised world

Roza Tsagarousianou
2004 Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture  
It selectively focuses on aspects of the exchanges among theorists from the early 1990s onwards and seeks to identify ways in which our understanding of the concept has evolved and attempts to offer a  ...  Whereas displacement has been a constant in the history of migration, in late modernity, global migration trends have produced transnational diasporic groups related by culture, ethnicity, language, and  ...  The debate There has been a relatively longstanding interest within the social sciences in the study of forms of human mobility, particularly migration.  ... 
doi:10.16997/wpcc.203 fatcat:tkzxxt7xkrgkllcegkseyyl5e4
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