In the new article 'Conflicts and contestations. Rural populations' perspectives on the second homes phenomenon', published in Journal of Rural Studies, Johan Fredrik Rye discusses the relationships between local rural populations and the visiting second home population in the Norwegian context.
Among key findings are:
The analysis uses material from the survey City, countryside, second homes 2008, which was conducted among a large-scale and representative sample of the population in Norwegian rural second home municipalities.
Rye, J.F. (2011) Conflicts and contestations. Rural populations' perspectives on the second homes phenomenon. Journal of Rural Studies 27 (2011), pp. 263-274
You may read the article here (requires licensed access): http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0743016711000246