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  • The demand for food consumed at home and away from home
  • Mobile Homes in den USA. Kennzeichen für Mobilität ? Les mobil-homes aux Etats-Unis. Caractéristique de la mobilité ?
  • Etats-Unis ; Géographie de l'Amérique ; Habitat ; Industrie ; Logement ; Mobil-home ; Mobilité résidentielle
  • L'article porte sur le phénomène du mobil-home aux Etats-Unis, indissociable de celui de mobilité, caractéristique du mode de vie américain.
  • Local strategies in resale home financing in the Toronto housing market
  • A typology of home finance is developed and the incidence and spatial patterning of home finance types are evaluated for Toronto in 1976-77. The evidence suggests a clear spatial differentiation of home finance types and confirmation
  • Home or away: why do qualified leavers from Scottish schools move away from home?
  • This paper considers the reasons why qualified leavers from Scottish schools move from, or stay in, their parents'home. Sixorigin/destination sets, which are homogeneous in terms of moving from home, are identified. These sets are analysed
  • individually and compared. It concludes that in Scotland inertia is the strongest influence in deciding whether a qualified leaver stays at home or not. (AGD).
  • Home ownership and rural-urban links in Uganda
  • Mobile homes
  • In 1990, the USA had more than 7 million mobile homes (trailers). They now represent one of every five new single family housing units produced in the country. Cheap and unaesthetic, they were originally devised as temporary, but now have become
  • permanent housing solutions. Mobile home living has gained most acceptance in the South and West. - (DWG)
  • Analysis of spatial organization of the home delivery service system : a case study of Kanagawa Prefecture
  • The AA. chosed two big home delivery companies and analysed their spatial organization in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The five important results are summarized. The AA. refer to the problem of the central place theory and the service system of home
  • Leaving home for college and gaining independence
  • Now, for a large number of young adults living in the USA, living away at college is a first step in the process of gaining residential and economic independence. The AA. analyze living home to go to college, the choice between returning home
  • The expected life of mobile homes
  • Espérance de vie ; Etats-Unis ; Géographie de l'Amérique ; Logement ; Mobile home ; Table de mortalité ; Technique de recherche
  • The socio-geographical problems of second homes in the Warsaw region
  • Leisure ; Poland ; Second home ; Spatial distribution ; Tourism ; Warsaw
  • Home truths: recent feminist constructions
  • The AA. filter this report on recent geographical writing through the metaphor of home, to explore attempts to dissolve conventional analytical categories and rethink gendered urban spaces.
  • Home, work, and locality: the case of Thorold, Ontario
  • The study seeks to connect current interpretations of the home-work nexus with locality research. It explores the proposition that relations between home and work, conceptualized as the outcome of broad social and economic processes, are modified
  • by local structures to produce diverse and locally specific outcomes. Thorold has four distinctive neighborhoods. Some important differences between home and work patterns are described among them.
  • The meaning of home ownership in the transition from socialism: the example of Slovenia
  • The A. examines the meaning of home ownership in Slovenia both before and after democratic changes. In the 1980s there was an acute housing shortage and households opted for the tenure which provided them with a better chance of being housed
  • . The early 1990s have brought a strong ideological drive towards home ownership as a symbol of a market economy. The move to overwhelming support for home ownership cannot be explained solely by reference to household preferences.
  • Tourism, modernity and the consumption of home in China
  • China ; Home ; Modernity ; Performativity ; Sense of belonging ; Social geography ; Tourism ; Yunnan
  • This article examines tourism, modernity and the consumption of home in China. First, it examines why home is woven into the touristic imagination of Lijiang; and second, it links tourists' personal experiences with China's broad sociospatial
  • transformation in order to explore individuals' resistance against and compliance with modernity. It concludes tha the imagination and consumption of home generates intensely contradictory configurations of struggle that simultaneously push tourists towards
  • an ideal of home for inner freedom and premodern paradise, yet pull them back into the whirling vortex of ‘modern’ life and commercial forces.
  • Second home mobility in Finland : patterns, practices and relations of leisure oriented mobile lifestyle
  • The paper focuses on leisure oriented mobile lifestyle between urban home and rural second home Finland. Helsinki metropolitan dwellers have the longest trips to second homes which is explained not merely by environ-mental but by historical
  • , societal and social reasons as well. Second home related social mobility practices are dependent on cottage owners’ and users’ life phase and standard of second homes. Retiring baby boom generation is the largest and most active cottager group and after
  • retirement the use of second homes in¬creases remarkably. The vast majority of second home owners and users travel the cottage trips by private cars and wish to spend at least as much time at rural second home as present.
  • Second home owners’ perceptions of a polluted environment : the case of Hartbeespoort
  • Environment ; Environmental degradation ; Environmental management ; Second home ; South Africa ; Tourism ; Tourism policy
  • Second homes tourism has shown that the scenic natural environment influences the location and development of second homes. Attention is directed to the potential impact degraded environments can have on second homes tourism and more specifically
  • Single people’s geographies of home : intimacy and friendship beyond ‘the family’
  • This paper explores some of the contested meanings of ‘home’ for those who are single; and examine how single people have created new forms of home and new spaces of at-homeness with those with whom they are not biologically (or romantically
  • ) related. It concludes by asking how we might help foster, build, and create new forms of dwelling that might better match single people’s imaginings and desires for a home outside of heteronormative coupledom. Ultimately the paper argues that the exclusion
  • Mapping and doing critical geographies of home
  • Critical geography ; Daily life ; Historical geography ; Home ; Household ; Human geography ; Participation
  • This paper reviews the diverse literatures on negative experiences of home at the domestic scale and sets out an agenda to further critical geographies of home. Tying into broader debates in critical geography on the delineations between the mapping
  • of exclusionary landscapes versus the doing of something to transform them, the paper finds that the line between these two modes should not always be dichotomously drawn. Now is the time that the burgeoning interest in, and catalogue of research on, home
  • Welfare services for the elderly in a metropolitan municipality : provision and use of nursing homes in Nagoya city
  • The object of this study is nursing home for the elderly, which is the most major service in institutional care in Japan. - (KA)
  • The main theme is the role of the broad-based home-ownership research. The idea of home-ownership is widely shared not only among middle- and high-income households, but most Western countries are committed to a home-ownership housing policy.