New article: Second homes and rurality

Recent developments relating to the second homes phenomenon are intertwined with fundamental changes in the character of rurality in Norwegian society, write Johan Fredrik Rye and Nina Gunnerud Berg in their new article 'The second home phenomenon and Norwegian rurality' published in Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography.

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It is argued that there are three main dimensions and/or aspects that are central in the two-way relationship between rural space and second homes in Norway, namely extremely dispersed settlement and plenty of available land, rural–urban migration and mobility, and representations of the rural as idyll

The article is part of the Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography's special issue on 'Second Homes', with Rye og Berg as guest editors. 

Rye, J.F. and N.G. Berg (2011) The second home phenomenon and Norwegian rurality. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 65, pp. 126-136 

You may read the article here (requires licensed access): http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00291951.2011.597873

It is argued that there are three main dimensions and/or aspects that are central in the two-way relationship between rural space and second homes in Norway, namely extremely dispersed settlement and plenty of available land, rural–urban migration and mobility, and representations of the rural as idyll

The article is part of the Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift - Norwegian Journal of Geography's special issue on 'Second Homes', with Rye og Berg as guest editors. 

Rye, J.F. and N.G. Berg (2011) The second home phenomenon and Norwegian rurality. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 65, pp. 126-136 

You may read the article here (requires licensed access): http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00291951.2011.597873