Don’t forget to check out Michaela’s writing based on her research with the British in rural France! But this is a small but well-formed field of research that includes the following works:
Buller, H., K. Hoggart, 1994, International counterurbanization, Aldershot: Avebury.
Buller, H., K. Hoggart, 1994, British home owners in rural France: property selection and characteristics, King’s College London Department of Geography Occasional Paper #40.
Buller, H., K. Hoggart, 1993, French estate agents and house sales to British nationals,King’s College London Department of Geography Occasional Paper #36.
Buller, H., K. Hoggart, 1992, Selling France: Advertising French Houses to Attract British Purchasers. King’s College London Department of Geography Occasional Paper.
Drake, H., S. Collard, 2008, “A Case Study of Intra-EU Migration. 20 years of the ‘Brits’ in the Pays d’Auge, Normandy, France”, French Politics, 6(3): 214-233.
Etrillard, A., 2014, “English Spoken”. Une perspective critique sur les pratiques anglophones en milieu rural breton. In Colonna Romain (ed.), 2015 , Les Locuteurs et les langues : pouvoirs, non-pouvoirs et contre-pouvoirs, Editions Lambert-Lucas, Limoges, 83-94.
Etrillard, A., 2014, ‘This Book will Trigger Dreams’: The Memoirs of Lifestyle Migrants in Rural France – Recounting, Entertaining, Promoting. Dos Algarves: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal, 24: 64-82.
Ferbrache, F. and Yarwood, R., 2015 “Britons Abroad or European Citizens? The Negotiation of (Trans)national Space and Citizenship by British Migrants in France” Geoforum. 62: 73-83.
Ferbrache, F., 2011, “British immigrants in France: issues and debates in a broadening research field”, Geography Compass: Environment and Society, 5(10): 737-749.
Gervais-Aguer, M., 2006, Prospective analysis, residential choice and territorial attractiveness, Cahiers du GRES 2006-30.
Hoggart, K., H. Buller, 1994, “Property Agents as Gatekeepers in British House Purchases in Rural France”, Geoforum, 25(2): 173-187.
Lawson, M., 2016, “Narrative positioning and ‘integration’ in lifestyle migration: British migrants in Ariège, France”, Language and Intercultural Communication, 17(1): 58 – 75.
Lawson, M., 2016, “Identity, Ideology and Positioning in Discourses of Lifestyle Migration: The British in the Ariège”, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Lawson, M., 2015, “The More Wine you Drink, the Better the French Sounds”: Representations of the Good Life within an Online Community of Practice. In K. Torkington, I. David, & S. João (Eds.), Practising the Good Life: Lifestyle Migration in Practices. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 161–177.
Lawson, M., 2014, “An invading army without a spirit of adventure: Media representations of the British in France“. Dos Algarves, A Multidisciplinary e-journal. 24: 83 – 103.
Scott, S., 2006, The Social Morphology of Skilled Migration: The Case of the British Middle Class in Paris, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 32(7): 1105-1129.
Scott, S., 2004, Transnational exchanges amongst skilled British migrants in Paris, Population, Space and Place 10(5): 391-410.