Making Space for Home; the Second Home

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Available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International Licence


Sociology, Social issues

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Presented at Leisure Studies Association Conference UWE Bristol 2006.


The home is central to the idea of tourism and tourist space; similarities in terms of academic study; shared, multiple disciplines. Constant pull between shelter and venture, attachment and freedom; the boundedness of place and the exposure of place’ (Tuan), Importance of home to self, importance of tourism to self; tourism space allows us to engage with self; tourism allows us to be more ourselves.

The second home owner offers a particularly rich opportunity to explore the home and tourism interface; complimentary spaces as opposed to contested spaces


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