The new mobility paradigm in modern sociology

Sheller M.

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

ID of the Article: 6263

For citation:

Sheller M. The new mobility paradigm in modern sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 7. P. 3-11


The paper offers a review of mobilities' research in classical sociology and at its disciplinary borders. Differentiation of the new mobilities paradigm from prior approaches to globalization, nomadism, and flows is demonstrated, key spheres of research - mobilities system, mobilities capital, mobilities justice, space-movement are outlined. The paper concludes with an appeal to elaborate emergent vital sociology sensitive to its own autopoiesis

моbility; моbile methods; new mobilities; paradigm
Content No 7, 2016