Geography and Geographic Information Science
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Examples from ethnographic field work in both bus and informal taxi services, highlights the micro-politics of mobility with particular reference to race, class and identity.
Geographers have long been interested in the spatial distribution of data both in terms of visualization (maps) and statistical analysis (point pattern analysis, spatial autocorrelation, kriging etc) but have essentially ignored the spatial distribution of processes.
Since 2014, dozens of protests in the U.S. have deliberately blocked major highways in order to increase the visibility of these protests and to draw on long-standing political meanings of transportation infrastructure.