Beyond Space (As We Knew It): Toward Temporally Integrated Geographies of Segregation, Health, and Accessibility

  title={Beyond Space (As We Knew It): Toward Temporally Integrated Geographies of Segregation, Health, and Accessibility},
  author={Mei-po Kwan},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  pages={1078 - 1086}
  • M. Kwan
  • Published 14 August 2013
  • Sociology
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Many fundamental notions in geographic and social science research still tend to be conceptualized largely in static spatial terms, ignoring how our understanding of the issues we study can be greatly enriched through the lenses of time and human mobility. This article revisits three such notions: racial segregation, environmental exposure, and accessibility. It argues for the need to expand our analytical focus from static residential spaces to other relevant places and times in people's… 
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