Environmental injustice and mobility impairment

Michael Cahill

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The study of mobility is a growth area in the social sciences. The car system (automobility) has had as one of its consequences reduced opportunities for mobility impaired people to walk in their local environment. Immobility has resulted for many people with disabilities. Despite the promotion of physical activity by public health guidance local environments are often hazardous for mobility impaired people. In particular, there is a problem with cars parking on pavements and pavement cycling.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-74
Number of pages20
JournalGlobal Social Work
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013

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