Université de Neuchâtel

Dynamics of globalization: mobility, space and regulation

Söderström, Ola ; Klauser, Francisco ; Piguet, Etienne ; Crot, Laurence

In: Geographica Helvetica - Swiss Journal of Geography, 2012, vol. 67, no. 1-2, p. 43-54

Les recherches actuelles conduites à l’Institut de Géographie de l’Université de Neuchâtel se concentrent sur l’importance cruciale de la mobilité dans les dynamiques de la mondialisation. En s’appuyant sur les études de la mobilité, cet article présente un cadre analytique susceptible d’étudier la «construction mobile de la société». L’article montre que la relation...

Université de Neuchâtel

From mosaic to network: social and cultural geography in Switzerland

Söderström, Ola

In: Social & Cultural Geography, 2007, vol. 8, no. 4, p. 635-648

Université de Neuchâtel

From urban wastelands to new-build gentrification: The case of Swiss cities

Rérat, Patrick ; Söderström, Ola ; Piguet, Etienne ; Besson, Roger

In: Population, Space and Place, 2010, vol. 16, no. 5, p. 429-442

Gentrification represents an important aspect of the transformation of socio-demographic structures in many cities around the world. The definition of this concept has been extended in recent years to cover different processes of social upgrading and to incorporate a plurality of forms, protagonists, and spaces. The notion of ‘new-build gentrification’ is part of this process of redefinition....

Université de Neuchâtel

Redefining the field: auto-ethnographic notes

Söderström, Ola

In: Cultural Geographies, 2011, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 115-118

Université de Neuchâtel

Forms and Flows in the contemporary transformations of Palermo’s City Centre

Söderström, Ola

In: Re-Shaping Cities. How Global Mobility Transforms Architecture and Urban Form, 2010, vol. 10, p. 189-209

Université de Neuchâtel

The mobile constitution of society : rethinking the mobility-society Nexus

Söderström, Ola ; Crot, Laurence

(Working Papers MAPS ; 7)

Concepts and metaphors referring to the idea of mobility have become pervasive in contemporary social theory. The aim of this article is to discuss what is implied by considering contemporary society as constituted by mobility – or rather mobilitiesi, to use the lexicon of scholars in this field. To do so, we start by reviewing some of the most influential contemporary social theories, and...

Université de Neuchâtel

Studying cosmopolitan landscapes

Söderström, Ola

In: Progress in Human Geography, 2006, vol. 30, no. 5, p. 553-558