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By Vincent J. Del Casino Jr., Mary E. Thomas, Paul Cloke, Ruth Panelli

This quantity lines the complexity of social geography in either its historic and current contexts, while demanding readers to mirror significantly at the tensions that run via social geographic thought.

• prepared to supply a brand new set of conceptual lenses in which social geographies will be discussed;

• offers an unique intervention into the debates approximately social geography;

• Highlights the significance of social geography in the broader box of geography.

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The following is a short outline of the individual chapters . 7. 1 . Part 1 : The Transition Perspective and Problems Associated With Car Mobility Chapter 2, " Visions for the Future and the Need for a Social Science Per­ spective in Transport Studies" by Glenn Lyons, discusses the shift in trans­ port studies to incorporate social and behavioral factors into the analysis, as exemplified by foresight studies in the past 1 6 years . The transition per­ spective of this book is believed to take the analysis one step further, in giv­ ing attention to social and technical interaction, tensions between stability and change and addressing all relevant actors and subsystems.

2009) After the Car, Cambridge, England: Polity Pres s . D epartment for Transport (2010) Transport Trends, Department o f Transport, United Kingdom. European Environment Agency (2009) G reenhouse Gas Emission Trends and Pro ­ jections in Europe 2 0 09. Tracking Progress Towards Kyoto Targets . EEA Rep. No. 9/2 0 09, Copenhagen: European Environment Agency. Eurostat (2009) Pan orama of Transport, 1 990-2 0 0 6 , Luxemburg : Eurostat, Euro­ pean Commission . W. (2002) 'Technological transitions as evolutionary reconfiguration pro­ cesses: A multi-level perspective and a case-study', R esearch Policy 3 1 ( 8/9 ) : 1 2 5 7-1 274 .

Special attention will be given to how sustainability is framed and translated in policy acts, the support for (better) public transport, bicycle infrastructure, traffic management and/or the promotion of green cars. The way in which sustain­ ability is defined and translated in policy is an interesting transition issue. Sustainable mobility may be defined in terms of access rather than mobility, the use of cars may or may not be assumed, and demand management may be viewed as an essential element (which is currently not the case) .

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