Walks, Alan (Editor) (2015) The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge


             Ch1:   Walks, A., Driving Cities: Automobility, Neoliberalism, and Urban Transformation, 3-20


             Ch2:   Martin, G., Global Automobility and Social Ecological Sustainability, 23-37


             Ch3:   Newman, P., Kenworthy, J., Automobility and Resilience: A Global Perspective, 38-58


             Ch4:   Walks, A., Driven into Debt? Automobility and Financial Vulnerability, 59-80


             Ch5.   Buliung, R., Larsen, K., Hess, P., Faulkner, G., Fusco, C., Rothman, L., Driven to School: Social

                          Fears and Traffic Environments, 59-80


             Ch6:   Mendez, P., Moos, M., Osolen, R., Driving the Commute: Getting to Work in the Restructuring

                           Auto-Mobile City, 103-128


             Ch7:   Walks, A., Tranter, P., Driving Mobility, Slowing Down the Poor: Effective Speed and

                          Unequal Motility, 129-151


             Ch8:   Buliung, R., Shimi, A.C., Mitra, R., Automobility and Non-Motorized Transport in the Global South:

                          India, China, and the Rickshaws of Dhaka, 152-168


             Ch9:   Hess, P., Huang, H.H.W., Vasic, M., Automobility, Adaptation, and Exclusion: Immigration, Gender,

                          and Travel in the Auto-City, 169-183


             Ch10:  Reid-Musson, E., Automobility’s Others: Migrant Mobility, Citizenship, and Racialization, 184-198


             Ch11:  Walks, A. (2015) Driving the Vote? Automobility, Ideology and Political Partisanship, 199-220


             Ch12:  Henderson, J., Freeway Removed: The Politics of Automobility in San Francisco, 221-236


             Ch13:  Walks, A., Siemiatycki, M. and Smith, M. (2015) Political Cycles: Promoting Velomobility in the

                           Auto-Mobile City, 237-254


             Ch14:  Talsma, M., Taking the Highway: Expressways and Political Protest, 255-270


             Ch15:  Walks, A., Post-Automobility? Dealing with the Auto-City, 273-287



Sellers, Jefferey.M., Kubler, Daniel., Walter-Rogg, Melanie, and Walks, Alan (Editors) (2013) The Political Ecology of the Metropolis. Essex: EPCR Press (published by Columbia U Press in the US)


             Ch1.   Sellers, J.M., Walks, A.,  Introductio - The Metropolitanisation of Politics, 3-36


             Ch2    Sellers, J.M., Place, Institutions and the Political Ecology of US Metropolitan Areas, 37-86


             Ch3:   Walks, A. (2013) Metropolitan Political Ecology and Contextual Effects in Canada, 87-124


             Ch4:   Walks, A. (2013) Political Ecology of Metropolitan Great Britain, 125-160


             Ch5:   Hoffman-Martinot, V., Sellers, J.M., Emerging Metropolitan Political Ecology of France, 161-198


             Ch6:   Kübler, D., Scheuss, U., and Rochat, P., The Metropolitan Bases of Political Cleavage in Switzerland,



             Ch7:   Walter-Rogg, M., Does Political Ecology Matter? Voting Behaviour in German Metropolitan Areas,



             Ch8:   Navarro, C.J., The Political Ecology of the Spanish Metropolis—Place, Socio-Economic and Regional

                          Effects, 267-298


             Ch9:   Kübler, D., Bäck, H., Metropolitan and Political Change in Sweden, 299-324


             Ch10: Swianiewicz, P., The Delocalised Homo Politicus—The Political Ecology of Polish Metropolitan Areas,



             Ch11:  Kostelecký, T., Čermák, D., Vobecká, J., The Political Ecology of Czech Metropolitan Areas—Is there

                          A Post-Communist Metropolitan Model?  355-388


             Ch12:  Razin, E., Hazan, A., Metropolitan Processes and Voting Behaviour in Isreal, 389-418


             Ch13:  Sellers, J.M., Kübler, D., Walks, A., Rochat, P., and Walter-Rogg, M., Conclusion—

                          Metropolitan Sources of Political Behaviour, 419-477

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R. Alan Walks, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Urban Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

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