Mobility and Travel Behaviour Across the Life Course

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

Transport, Mobilities and Spatial Change

Edited by Joachim Scheiner, Department of Transport Planning, Faculty of Spatial Planning, Technische Universität Dortmund and Henrike Rau, Department of Geography, LMU Munich, Germany

This thought-provoking book analyses recent innovations for researching travel behaviour over the life course. Original in its approach, it synthesises quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods to contribute to conceptual, methodological and empirical advancements in the field.

‘This rich collection of research relating to mobility biographies provides a thorough insight into this immensely important field. It highlights innovative research from scholars that take seriously the role of everyday practices and the need for cross-disciplinary thinking in the field of mobility and transport. This is a must-read for researchers, students and practitioners in the field.’
– Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark

‘Mobility is an essential part of people’s lives. This book presents frontier research on mobility and travel behaviour based on the life course approach. Drawing on new concepts and theories, it demonstrates how quantitative and qualitative methodologies can yield novel insights into how people travel, and why, capturing trends over time. Students and researchers interested in travel behaviour and mobility as well as the life course approach would benefit from this volume.’
– Junyi Zhang, Hiroshima University, Japan

2020 288 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 780 3 £95.00 £85.50 $145.00 $130.50

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