Roads and anthropology: Ethnographic perspectives on space, time and (im)mobility

Dimitris Dalakoglou*, Penny Harvey

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

126 Downloads (Pure)


The current text locates the anthropological study of roads within the wider context of studies on mobility and modernity. Besides introducing the articles of this special issue of Mobilities on roads and anthropology, this introduction also addresses some of the broader theoretical and epistemological implications of the anthropological perspective on roads, space, time and (im)mobility.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoads and Anthropology
Subtitle of host publicationEthnography, Infrastructures, (Im)mobility
PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9781317621607
ISBN (Print)9781138803572
Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 2016


  • Infrastructure
  • Roads
  • anthropology
  • networks
  • mobility


Dive into the research topics of 'Roads and anthropology: Ethnographic perspectives on space, time and (im)mobility'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this