Book Chapter

Narrating Mobile Methodologies: Active and Passive Empiricisms

David Bissell



Work on mobilities - as a collective interest of many working in human geography, sociology and cultural studies - is one such area where methodological transformation is currently high on the agenda, reflected in the number of workshops and conference sessions dedicated to this topic (RGS-IBG, 2006; RGS-IBG, 2007; CeMoRe, 2006). In light of recent calls for social scientists to work more closely with their objects of study (Latour, 2000 in Gane, 2006), many researchers argue that a new range of research practices need to be developed which attend more successfully to the experience of being on the move. Whilst I am broadly in agreement with the argument that we need to develop more creative..

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