Mobilities examines the large-scale movements of people, objects, capital, and information across the world, as well as more local processes of daily transportation, movement through public and private space and the travel of material objects in everyday life. New transportation and digital infrastructures and novel social and cultural practices pose important challenges for coordinating and governing mobilities and for mobility rights and questions of ‘access’. These ‘mobility’ issues have generated new research methods and theories.
Mobilities publishes original, theoretically-informed research which is international in scope. The journal seeks to address major topical issues and to foster scholarly debate around the ‘mobilities’ turn.
Papers in the following areas would be considered for publication in Mobilities:
- Mobile spatiality and temporality
- Sustainable and alternative mobilities
- Mobile rights and risks
- New social networks and mobile media
- Immobilities and social exclusions
- Tourism and travel mobilities
- Migration and diasporas framed in terms of wider mobilities theory
- Transportation and digital technologies
- Transitions in complex systems
- Climate change and transportation energy
Papers should normally be between 8000-11,000 words in total. All submissions undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by up to three referees. There are 5 issues a year including special issues. The decisions of the editors are final.
2019 Impact Factor: 1.581
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Mobilities: August 2019 Issue 4 A curated collection on the theme of ‘digital technologies’: Digital navigation and the driving-machine: Supervision, calculation, optimization, recognition Sam Hind Anticipating digital futures: Ruins, entanglements and...read more
From Climate Migration to Anthropocene Mobilities: Shifting the Debate Edited by Christiane Froehlich, Andrew Baldwin and Delf Rothe “The Anthropocene epoch,” as Claire Colebrook describes it, “appears to mark as radical a shift in species awareness as Darwinian...read more
Mobilities: October 2019 Issue 5 This bumper issue includes a diverse geographical spread with some linked articles. When urban environments meet pedestrian’s thoughts: implications for pedestrian affect. Thomas Calvert, Juliet Jain & Kiron Chatterjee ‘Running on...read more
The online articles published this Aprli in our journal, Mobilities, illustrate the inspiring diversity of mobilities research, showcasing the many ways mobilities concepts can be creatively applied and utilised in innovative research on interdisciplinary and...read more
This Special Issue published in February 2019 expands mobilities research through the idea of therapeutic mobilities. Therapeutic mobilities consist of multiple movements of health-related things and beings, including, though not limited to, nurses, doctors, patients,...read more
Read Lynne Pearce’s full publication here . Published online 08 Sep 2018. “Everybody has their own personal path and is known by it … Paths have their stories, just as people do. (Ingold 2007, xvi)” “In this article, I propose that mobility...read more
As we welcome the start of 2018, our Mobilities journal welcomes its 12th year of publication. Not only is Cemore grateful to the editing and publishing team, but also to all of the authors that make Mobilities happen. The team at Cemore would, therefore, like to...read more
View the Mobilities Journal’s top most highly cited articles to date and reflections of some of the authors.read more
The second of our curated issues focusses on transport mobilities on land, sea and air; fast and slow: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rmob20/12/5?nav=tocLis The Velo-rution will not be ruralised: bicycle advocacy beyond the city limits Jai Cooper and Terry Leahy Hanoi...read more