Book suggestions

You are not required to select one of these books for your presentation, but here are some ideas to get you started:

Systems of mobility

De Lara, Juan. 2018. Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California.

Furness, Zach. 2010. One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility.

Gopakumar, Govind. 2020. Installing Automobility: Emerging Politics of Mobility and Streets in Indian Cities.

Henderson, Jason. 2013. Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco.

Hoffmann, Melody. 2016. Bike Lanes are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning.

Khalili, Laleh. 2021. Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula.

Stehlin, John. 2019. Cyclescapes of the Unequal City: Bicycle Infrastructure and Uneven Development.

Structures of mobility

Carse, Ashley. 2014. Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal.

Cowen, Deborah. 2014. The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade.

Enright, Theresa. 2016. The Making of Grand Paris: Metropolitan Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century.

Karuka, Manu. 2019. Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad.

Prytherch, David. 2018. Law, Engineering, and the American Right-of-Way: Imagining a More Just Street.

Shell, Jacob. 2015. Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility.

Ureta, Sebastian. 2015. Assembling Policy: Transantiago, Human Devices, and the Dream of a World-Class Society.

Embodied mobilities

Balay, Anne. 2018. Semi Queer: Inside the World of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers.

Bissell, David. 2018. Transit Life: How Commuting is Transforming Our Cities.

Carpio, Genevieve. 2019. Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race.

Larsen, Jonas. 2021. Urban Marathons: Rhythms, Places, Mobilities.

Miller, Douglas. 2019. Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century.

Vannini, Phillip. 2012. Ferry Tales: Mobility, Place, and Time on Canada’s West Coast.

Zavestoski, Stephen and Agyeman, Julian. 2015. Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices, and Possibilities.

Uneven mobilities

Avila, Eric. 2014. The Folklore of the Freeway: Race and Revolt in the Modernist City.

Bedi, Tarini. 2020. Mumbai Taximen: Autobiographies and Automobilities in India.

Cresswell, Tim. 2006. On the Move: Mobility in the Modern Western World.

Lugo, Adonia. 2018. Bicycle/Race: Transportation, Culture, & Resistance.

Monroe, Kristin. 2016. The Insecure City: Space, Power, and Mobility in Beirut.

Vayrynen, Tarja, et al. 2017. Choreographies of Resistance: Mobile Bodies and Relational Politics.