Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living

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Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living

Mobility, Sociability and Well-being of Urban Living

ISBN
156ca0ec-331a-3dc4-8091-3d738f13fb8b
This book investigates critical urban issues related to socio-spatial segregation, housing, daily travel, mobility of the elderly, etc. from the perspective of wellbeing. This is a collection of the latest research works by frontline researchers working in the fields of geography, urban studies, transport, and sociology. Drawing on theoretical and empirical explorations, collected chapters in this book connect mobility and wellbeing, bridge geography and health, and analyze the implications of mobility disadvantages on urban marginal groups’ wellbeing. Research findings presented in the book are also highly relevant for practitioners and policy makers in the pursuit of improving urban livability since wellbeing, or quality of life, is increasingly considered as an important criteria alternative to income growth to evaluate economic, social and urban development.
  • Categoría BISAC SOC026000
  • Formato Epub 2
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2015
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