Gendering Smart Mobilities

1st Edition

Tanu Priya Uteng, Hilda Rømer Christensen, Lena Levin

Routledge
January 9, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 336 Pages - 37 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138608276 - CAT# K388822
Series: Transport and Mobility

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Summary

This book considers gender perspectives on the implementation of digital technologies and smart solutions to effectively provide ‘mobility for all’ in urban spaces while attending to the agenda of creating green and inclusive cities. It deals with the conceptualization, design, planning and execution of these fast emerging ‘smart’ solutions.

The volume questions the efficacy of transformations being brought by smart solutions and highlights the need for a more robust problem formulation to guide the design of smart solutions and further maps out the need for stronger governance to manage the introduction and proliferation of smart technologies. Authors from a range of disciplinary backgrounds have contributed to this book, designed to converse with mobility studies, transport studies, urban-transport planning and engineering, human geography, sociology, gender studies and other related fields.

The book fills a substantive gap in the current gender and mobility discourses and will thus appeal to students and researchers studying mobilities in the social, political and environmental sciences.

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