micro-geography

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Les traversées du quotidien. Peer review

Jean-Christophe Gay | 23.09.2013

Supposedly fluid, continuous and transparent, contemporary societies are in fact societies which divide, separate and cross boundaries. Micro-geography focuses on the numerous transformations that are part of daily life and have generated systems and sophisticated infrastructures to facilitate flows, while controlling and channelling them. Keys, tickets, access or credit cards, badges, remote controls, ID cards, etc. are essential today to get around. Inequality in the allocation of such “magic tools” make the ability to cross boundaries a discriminating resource [...]