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Mobilities and Neighbourhood Belonging in Cities and Suburbs

  • Paul Watt
  • Peer Smets

About this book

Introduction

Contemporary city and suburban dwellers are constantly on the move. Does this mean they lack a sense of belonging to their neighbourhoods, or does enhanced mobility co-exist with feelings of community and belonging? This collection examines these questions through a unique series of neighbourhood-based global case studies.

Keywords

Belonging mobilities neighbourhood community place urban suburb elective belonging selective belonging new mobilities paradigm social class youth middle-class newcomers belonging mobility Nation research Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Watt
    • 1
  • Peer Smets
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LondonBirkbeckUK
  2. 2.VU UniversityAmsterdamNetherlands

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