Daniel Muñoz Zech

Daniel Muñoz Zech
University of Oxford | OX · Transport Studies Unit

PhD

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Introduction
Daniel is interested in the embodied dimension of everyday mobility practices, especially in Santiago de Chile's public transport system. He works ethnographically, does video analysis, and is interested in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis.

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Publications (13)
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In 2017, Santiago de Chile's public transport system was populated by a new kind of device. The new ‘butterfly’ turnstile, whose purpose was to fight off the extremely high fare-evasion rates, also brought along a new dimension of embodied interactions between passengers and this technology, which has been deemed ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘exclusionary’....
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Although the vehicle horn is a minimal audible unit for communication, we will show that its uses are impressively varied. Drawing upon a corpus of video recordings from dashcams, we show how drivers use the horn for creating awareness; how they target particular vehicles; and how they use it for warnings, for complaints, and in instructing the see...
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Este artículo presenta relatos de mujeres que caminan cotidianamente por Santiago en el contexto del estallido social chileno (2019-2020). Este afectó diversas infraestructuras cruciales para el funcionamiento urbano, generando alta incertidumbre para las personas. Utilizando la técnica del viaje acompañado, el artículo explora las prácticas que la...
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This paper seeks to expand mainstream descriptions of accessibility as a characteristic of materialities and infrastructures, inscribed into them at the design stage. Instead, it explores accessibility as a practice. That is, as the outcome of ongoing everyday interactions taking place between disabled and non-disabled users encountering materialit...
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This article focuses on instances of human-assisted mobility among strangers in Santiago's public transport. As a space of persistent physical proximity that is or-ganised around rules of civil distance between its members, buses pose particular challenges for practices of assistance targeting people with reduced mobility. By describing the boardin...
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Durante sus primeros meses de funcionamiento en 2007, el sistema de transporte público de Santiago (Transantiago) experimentó serias dificultades en su funcionamiento. Una importante falta de buses disponibles y la baja frecuencia en el servicio redundaron en largos tiempos de espera y un generalizado sentimiento de frustración. Más de diez años de...
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La tesis desarrolla un análisis comprensivo, preguntándose por los modos en que las prácticas de movilidad cotidiana de los usuarios del transporte público de Santiago se vinculan con los imaginarios urbanos que éstos depositan sobre su ciudad. En el contexto particular del proyecto modernizador Transantiago, el estudio centra su trabajo sobre la e...
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¿Puede existir un objeto social más entretenido para investigar que la comida callejera? Rodrigo Salcedo, Ph.D. Decano, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Económicas Universidad Católica del Maule El segundo semestre del año 2010, en el marco de mi curso “Cultura Urbana y Consumo”, en el que participan alumnos de últimos años de variadas carreras, a...

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