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Covid-19 : the end of the geography of hypermobility ?

Abstract : Since the progress of air transport, and in particular the very sharp reduction in the need for technical stopovers, and then the rise of globalisation in the 1990s, the world had entered an era of hypermobility. The thurifers of a nomadic planet, disdainful of those who, while loving the world, remained attached to a territorial identity, rejoiced. Indeed, the increased right to mobility, which was then accentuated in the 2000s by the development of low-cost airlines, revealed advantages, for example for countries that knew how to make the most of their economic and tourist assets. But the covid-19 pandemic revealed that hypermobility also had drawbacks.
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Gérard-François Dumont. Covid-19 : the end of the geography of hypermobility ?. Les Analyses de Population & Avenir, 2020, pp.1-9. ⟨10.3917/lap.029.0001⟩. ⟨halshs-02873088⟩



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