Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
What is home? Is it simply a place, or is it something more than that? What is the nature of home for truck drivers? Where does it occur, and how do they create and conceptualize it? I examine the literature on home, concluding that home is not a place but rather a relationship that occurs between an individual and a place. I then draw upon autoethnographic research to communicate how truck drivers conceptualize and create home.
Marshall, Brooke, "A House is Not (Necessarily) a Home: Nomads, American Truck Drivers, and the Creation and Conception of Home." Thesis, Georgia State University, 2013.