SECONDARY TERRITORY

Area regularly made use of by an individual or group of people who do not have sole possession or control of it. Patrons can exhibit possessive feelings or behavior while still acknowledging the claims of other patrons. Compare with: primary territory; public territory. See also: proxemics. For animal behavior patterns, see: home range.

SECONDARY TERRITORY: "The kids considered the mall as their secondary territory."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SECONDARY TERRITORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-territory/ (accessed September 22, 2017).
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