Elizabeth Shove, Alan Warde and Rosemary Deem (2001)
'The Social Worlds of Caravaning: Objects, Scripts and
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Received: 2001/1/12 Accepted: 2001/7/10 Published: 2001/8/31
|Core Dilemmas||Fun Seeking||Privatised||Activity Seeking||Committed|
|Neutral response, or |
one which favoured familiarity
|Neutral response or
which favoured novelty
|Responses favoured familiarity of
caravan practices but novelty compared with domestic routines|
|Neutral response or favoured security||Responses favoured security||Neutral response or one|
|Responses favoured self sufficiency|
|Privacy/ sociability||Responses favoured sociability||Responses favoured privacy||Responses could be neutral, favouring sociability, or favouring privacy||Responses favoured sociability|
2Airstream caravans are styled to look aero-dynamic with sloping fronts, coloured windows, and metallic bodies.
3Eight interviews were conducted with caravaners, four with site owners/managers and two with caravan retailers.
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