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Sense and the city : exploring the embodied geographies of urban walking

Abstract:

Within UK pedestrian policy, walking is promoted as a sustainable mode of transport that benefits both the body and mind. However, much policy discussion assumes all walking to be the same and a largely self-evident means of transport, whilst many academic engagements with walking are highly abstract theorisations that lack any systematic empirical exploration of actual pedestrian practices. As such, there is little that unpacks the experiences of those who navigate, negotiate and traverse th...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Social and Cultural Geography Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
575-596
Publication date:
2010-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-1197
ISSN:
1464-9365
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Local pid:
tsu:10151
Deposit date:
2014-11-25

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