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Family and Intimate Mobilities


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Clare Holdsworth
    Pages 1-6
  3. Clare Holdsworth
    Pages 7-34
  4. Clare Holdsworth
    Pages 114-142
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 151-172

About this book


This book explores the many varied ways in which family and intimate lives are realized through mobility: from leaving home, courtship, relationship breakdown, moving house, commuting, family holidays through to children's mobilities, documenting how mobility creates, sustains and dissolves family and intimate relations.


children Familie mobility

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK

About the authors

CLARE HOLDSWORTH is Professor of Social Geography, School of Physical and Geographical Sciences, Keele University, UK.

Bibliographic information


"This book opens up space where a number of empirical cases can be thought of, reconceptualised and then inform new research directions ... a must read book for those working in this field and seeking to holistically reframe family mobilities" - Sociological Review