Tourism, Mobility and Second Homes: Between Elite Landscape and Common Ground

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This volume represents the first major international analysis and review of second homes for over 25 years. It will provide a significant resource for those interested in changing patterns of tourism and leisure behaviour as well as the use of the countryside and peripheral areas. The book describes the economic, social and environmental impacts of second homes as well as their planning implications and places such discussions within the context of contemporary human mobility. The volume represents essential ...
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Overview

This volume represents the first major international analysis and review of second homes for over 25 years. It will provide a significant resource for those interested in changing patterns of tourism and leisure behaviour as well as the use of the countryside and peripheral areas. The book describes the economic, social and environmental impacts of second homes as well as their planning implications and places such discussions within the context of contemporary human mobility. The volume represents essential reading for those interested in rural regional development processes and the development of new rural leisure landscapes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781873150801
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: Aspects of Tourism Ser.
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.17 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction : second homes, curse or blessing? : revisited 3
2 Second home tourism impact, planning and management 15
3 The 'cottage' privilege : increasingly elite landscapes of second homes in Canada 35
4 The cottage and the city : an interpretation of the Canadian second home experience 55
5 Place attachment of vacation residents : between tourists and permanent residents 75
6 Mobile migrants : travel to second homes 87
7 British second homes in Southern Europe : shifting nodes in the scapes and flows of migration and tourism 97
8 Dwelling through multiple places : a case study of second home ownership in Ireland 113
9 Recreational second homes in the United States : development issues and contemporary patterns 133
10 Recreational second homes in the south west of Western Australia 149
11 A hidden giant : second homes and coastal tourism in South-Eastern Australia 162
12 Second homes in New Zealand 174
13 Second homes : reflections on an unexplored phenomenon in South Africa 196
14 Second homes in Spain 215
15 Second homes as a part of a new rural lifestyle in Norway 233
16 Second homes in Sweden : patterns and issues 244
17 Second home plans among second home owners in Northern Europe's periphery 261
18 The future of second home tourism 273
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