There’S No Place Like Home…Or Is There?

Stacey Menzel Baker, University of Wyoming, USA
Jose Antonio Rosa, University of Wyoming, USA
The present research explores the tensions between community and individual identity adaptation processes as housing needs are negotiated in disaster recovery. Narratives collected in a rural community reveal how the social and material structure imposed by service providers supplying resources was often at odds with survivors’ familiar processes of developing place attachments.
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Stacey Menzel Baker and Jose Antonio Rosa (2011) ,"There’S No Place Like Home…Or Is There?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 38, eds. Darren W. Dahl, Gita V. Johar, and Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research.