By Thomas Birtchnell,Javier Caletrío
Small in quantity yet nice in effect, cellular elites have formed the contours of worldwide capitalism. this day those elites proceed to flourish globally yet in a altering panorama. the present monetary crisis—and emerging issues concerning the ethical legitimacy of utmost wealth—coincides with stern warnings over the dangers posed through weather swap and the unsustainable use of assets. frequently an out-of-bounds subject in severe social technology, elites are considered too inaccessible a gaggle to interview and too variable a minority to measure.
This groundbreaking assortment units out to problem this notion. throughout the cautious exam of the events of the only in line with cent in the course of the daily areas of the ninety-nine in line with cent, Elite Mobilities investigates the shared zones elites inhabit along the commons: the administrative living room within the airport, the penthouse within the resort, or the gated group subsequent to the slum. Bringing jointly the pioneer students in serious sociology at the present time, this assortment explores how social scientists can examine, map, and ‘track’ the flows and residues of items, wealth and gear surrounding the hypermobile.
Elite Mobilities sets a brand new benchmark in social technology efforts to investigate the strong and the privileged. it is going to attract scholars and students drawn to mobilities, shipping, tourism, social stratification, category, inequality, intake, and worldwide environmental change.
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