Nomadism and movement as epistemologies of the contemporary world

Hugo Gaggiotti, Monika Kostera, Ricardo Bresler, Beatriz San Román

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© Scripta Nova, 2015 and Hugo Gaggiotti, Monika Kostera, Ricardo Bresler y Beatriz San Román, 2015. In the same way that movement and nomadism as a lifestyles opposite to sedentism involve not only the abandonment of the idea of a permanent home, but also an active challenge or furtive avoidance of the state's sedentary authority, movement and nomadism as epistemologies confront the generally fixed order of languages, discourses and perspectives with which science tries to explain our social world. New ways of thinking about movement, subjectivities, groups and institutions emerge, in a world that is not only global, but real and virtual at the same time. In this special issue we have gathered the contributions that experiment and questioning static thinking.
Original languageEnglish
Article number510-1
JournalScripta Nova
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • Mobility
  • Movement
  • Nomadic subjectivity
  • Nomadism
  • Organization
  • Relational identity
  • Translation
  • Travel


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