Making Space for Home; the Second Home
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Sociology, Social issues
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
Quinn, D., Morgan, N. and pritchard, A. Making space for home; the second home. Leisure Studies Association Conference UWE Bristol 2006.