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At Home

Home evokes a general feeling of peace, comfort, and happiness. Whereas some may take home as a tranquil refuge or a protecting shelter from work and social competition, others may view home as a safe haven or a relaxing retreat, where they can cultivate their personal interests and enjoy their private lives (Friberg 1993; Gallagher 1994; Booth, Carver, and Granger 2000; Lefebvre 2000; Hill et al. 2004; Marcus 2006; Hardie 2008; White and Klein 2008; Bryson 2010; McGoldrick, Carter, and Garcia-Preto 2010; Settles, Sheng, and Zhao 2011; Arnold et al. 2012; Pink 2012).