This book considers gender perspectives on the implementation of digital technologies and smart solutions to effectively provide ‘mobility for all’ in urban spaces while attending to the agenda of creating green and inclusive cities. It deals with the conceptualization, design, planning and execution of these fast emerging ‘smart’ solutions.
The volume questions the efficacy of transformations being brought by smart solutions and highlights the need for a more robust problem formulation to guide the design of smart solutions and further maps out the need for stronger governance to manage the introduction and proliferation of smart technologies. Authors from a range of disciplinary backgrounds have contributed to this book, designed to converse with mobility studies, transport studies, urban-transport planning and engineering, human geography, sociology, gender studies and other related fields.
The book fills a substantive gap in the current gender and mobility discourses and will thus appeal to students and researchers studying mobilities in the social, political and environmental sciences.
Prologue Tanu Priya Uteng, Hilda Rømer Christensen and Lena Levin; PART I: SETTING THE STAGE 1. Introduction Hilda Rømer Christensen, Tanu Priya Uteng and Lena Levin; 2. Smart Mobility – For All? Gender Issues in the Context of New Mobility Concepts Barbara Lenz; 3. Couples, the car, and the gendering of the life course. What ordinary trip diary data from the past may tell us about smart mobilities in the future Joachim Scheiner; 4. Towards an anthropology of transport affect: the place of emotions, gender and power in smart mobilities Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström; PART II: SMART MOBILITIES AND OVERLAPS 5. Gender-Sensitive Mobility Socialisation. Understanding Mode Choice of Children and Adolescents from a Gender Perspective Ines Kawgan-Kagan, Julia Schuppan, Per Ole Petersen; 6. Smart cities, smart mobilities and children Tanja Joelsson; 7. Cycling London: An Intersectional Feminist Perspective Tiffany F. Lam; 8. Smart gendered mobilities and lessons for gendered smart mobilities: Economic migrants in Bristol, UK Avril Maddrell; PART III: CASE STUDIES 9. How to integrate gender equality in the future of "smart" mobility: a matter for a changing planning practice Lena Levin and Karin Thoresson; 10. The Gendered Dimension of Multi-Modality: Exploring the Bike Sharing Scheme of Oslo Tanu Priya Uteng, Hans Martin Espegren, Torstein S. Throndsen, Lars Böcker; 11. User experiences and perceptions of women-only transport services in Mexico Roberto F. Abenoza, Javier Romero-Torres, Oded Cats and Yusak O. Susilo; 12. Smart biking as gendered innovations and smart city experiment? The case of Mobike in China Hilda Rømer Christensen; 13. Gendering smart mobilities in Latin America: Are "smart cities" smart enough to improve social justice? Lake Sagaris; 14. Smart as agency and human interaction: Exploring the work of women conductors in Bengaluru, India Morgan Campbell; 15. Some gender equality and equity planning cases in urban planning in Malmö and How I became a transport feminist Daniel Svanfelt; SUMMING UP Epilogue – Towards an intersectional understanding of transport transitions Daniel Oviedo Hernandez and Tanu Priya Uteng; Index