What could put an end to the mobility of societies?
John Urry talks about the Starbuckisation of meetings, the challenges of mobilities
Oil is running out
John Urry suggests that the end of a society based on oil is near in his book, Societies beyond oil
Offshoring is bad for society and planet earth, John Urry’s conference on TEDx
What is the impact of tourism for the society?
In an article introducing the fact that the culture of tourism is changing everyday, John Urry is quoted saying that with tourism, mobility is linked with the « haves » and « haves not ».
Work and life in the mobile society
This article deals with the impact of mobility on society
Another writing on mobile society, to improve our knowledge of this notion :
Mobility and health
This article presents a drawback of our mobile society : drug resistance, a major issue in healthcare
This article presents a very interesting aspect of mobility. Indeed it wants to show that mobile phone-based data can be used to plan better, smarter cities and build smarter societies
The end of car culture
in the New York Times, with a reference to Mimi Sheller’s book
An interesting idea about Space Tourism developed in this audio document