Luc Vacher

Luc Vacher is a geographer and associate professor at the University of La Rochelle (France). His current research, developed in the Joint Research Center, CNRS/La Rochelle University, « Littoral, Environnement et Sociétés » (UMR 7266 LIENSs), focuses on the analysis of touristification as well as definition and functioning of touristic and recreational areas. The question of distance in the desire for tourist spaces, and the notion of comfort in coastal recreational areas, especially on beaches, is studied in relation to perceptions and representations of users. This research also deals with the issue of dwelling, which is addressed through analysis of tourist residentialities and digital traces.

Quand les mobilités influencent la perception des changements territoriaux.

Le cas des résidents secondaires en Charente-Maritime.

Didier VyeCaroline BlondyCaroline BontetStéphane DonnatChristine Plumejeaud-Perreau et Luc Vacher | 23.03.2017

The frequent comings and goings within various living places characterise second home owners. Neither truly tourist nor inhabitant in the region of their second home, this population category is hybrid, because they are owners of a home where they do not usually live during the year. This raises the question of their right to express themselves about the changes affecting the territory where their second home is located. Their way of living in this multipolar residential system, with the [...]