Jarkko Saarinen

Professor / Professori

 

Research themes

Tourism and development; regional development; sustainability management; sustainability and responsibility in tourism; tourism, climate change and adaptation; development studies; community studies; wilderness research

Tutkimusalat

Matkailu ja kehitys; aluekehitys; kestävä kehitys; kestävyys ja vastuullisuus matkailussa; matkailu, ilmastonmuutos ja sopeutuminen; kehitystutkimus; yhteisötutkimus; erämaatutkimus

Selected recent publications / Valikoidut viime aikaiset julkaisut (2013–2016)

Peer Reviewed Articles in Journals and Edited Books

  • Saarinen, J. (2016). Wilderness conservation and tourism: What do we protect for and from whom? Tourism Geographies 18(1), 1–8 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2015.1116599)
  •  Sæþórsdóttir, A-D. and J. Saarinen (2016). Challenges due to Changing Ideas of Natural Resources: Tourism and Power Plant Development in the Icelandic Wilderness. Polar Record 52(1): 82 - 91 (doi:10.1017/S0032247415000273)
  •  Chiutsi, S. & J. Saarinen (2016). Local participation in transfrontier tourism: Case of Sengwe community in Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area, Zimbabwe. Development Southern Africa 33 (accepted).
  •  Sæþórsdóttir, A-D. and J. Saarinen (2016). Changing Ideas about Natural Resources: Tourists’ Perspectives on the Wilderness and Power Production in Iceland. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 16 (accepted). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15022250.2015.1108866
  • Kavita, E. & J. Saarinen (2016). Tourism and rural community development in Namibia: Policy issues review. Fennia 194(1), 79-88.
  • Saarinen, J. (2016). Political Ecologies and Economies of Tourism Development in Kaokoland, North-West Namibia. In Mostafanezhad, M., Carr, A. & R. Norum (eds) Political Ecology of Tourism: Communities, Power and the Environment, pp. 213–230. London: Routledge.
  • Saarinen, & S. Nepal (2016). Conclusions: Towards a political ecology of tourism - key issues and research prospects. In Nepal, J. & J. Saarinen (eds). Political Ecology and Tourism, pp. 253–264. London, Routledge.
  • Nepal, S. Saarinen, J. & E. McLean-Purdon (2016). Tourism and Political ecology: Introduction. In Nepal, J. & J. Saarinen (eds). Political Ecology and Tourism, pp. 1–15. London, Routledge.
  • Lenao, M & J. Saarinen (2016). Political ecology of community-based natural resources management: principles and practices ofpower sharing in Botswana. In Nepal, J. & J. Saarinen (eds). Political Ecology and Tourism, pp. 115–129. London, Routledge.
  • Saarinen, J. (2016). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: The Role of Local Cultures and Ethnicity in Tourism Development. In Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J Saarinen (Eds). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: perspectives on a growing market, pp. 17–30. Bristol, Channelview.
  • Monare, M. Moswete, N. Perkins, J. & J. Saarinen (2016). Emergence of cultural tourism in southern Africa: Case studies of two communities in Botswana. In Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J Saarinen (Eds). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: perspectives on a growing market, pp. 165–180. Bristol, Channleview.
  • Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J. Saarinen, J (2016). Introduction: Perspectives on Cultural Tourism. In Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J Saarinen (Eds). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: perspectives on a growing market. pp. 3–16. Bristol, Channleview.
  • Moswete, N., Manwa, H & J. Saarinen (2016). Cultural tourism in southern Africa: Conclusions. In Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J Saarinen (Eds). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: perspectives on a growing market, pp. 181–189. Bristol, Channleview.
  • Hokkanen, J., Saarinen, J. & K. Tervo-Kankare (2016). Tourism demand and adapation to climate change (in Finnish). Matkailututkimus – Finnish Journal of Tourism Research 12(1), (in press).
  • Saarinen, J. (2016). Sustainable Tourism: Searching for Limits to Growth and Responsibility in Global Tourism Development. In Chauhan, G.S. (Ed.) Dynamics of Global Tourism (accepted, in press).
  • Saarinen, J. & C. Rogerson (2015). Setting Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa. Nordic Journal of African Studies 24(3&4): 207–220.
  • Lenao, M. & J. Saarinen (2015). Botswana, tourism. In Jafar Jafari and Honggen Xiao (eds) Encyclopedia of Tourism. Springer.  DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01669-6_344-177.
  • Moswete, N., Saarinen, J. & M.J. Monare (2015). Perspectives on Cultural Tourism: A Case Study of Bahuruthse Cultural Village for Tourism in Botswana. Nordic Journal of African Studies 24(3&4): 279-300.
  • Lenao, M. & J. Saarinen (2015). Integrated rural tourism as a tool for community tourism development: Exploring culture and heritage projects in the North East District of Botswana. South African Geographical Journal 97(2): 203–216,http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03736245.2015.1028985.
  • Saarinen, J. (2015). Conflicting Limits to Growth in Sustainable Tourism. Current Issues in Tourism 18 (10), 903–907. DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2014.972344
  • Hambira, W. and J. Saarinen (2015). Policy-makers’ perceptions on the tourism-climate change nexus: policy needs and constraints in Botswana. Development Southern Africa 33 (3), 350-362.
  • Martin, L., Prokkola, E-K., Saarinen, J. & K. Zimmerman (2015). Regions, borders and identity in a relational and territorial world. Nordia Geographical Publications 44(4), 1–4.
  • Hall, C. Michael; Bas Amelung; Scott Cohen; Eke Eijgelaar; Stefan Gössling; James Higham; Rik Leemans; Paul Peeters; Yael Ram; Daniel Scott; Carlo Aall; Bruno Abegg; Jorge Araña; Stewart Barr; Susanne Becken; Ralf Buckley; Peter Burns; Tim Coles; Jackie Dawson; Rouven Doran; David T Duval; David Fennell; Alison Gill; Martin Gren; Werner Gronau; Jo Guiver; Debbie Hopkins; Edward H Huijbens; Ko Koens; Machiel Lamers; Christopher Lemieux; Alan Lew; Patrick Long; Frans Melissen; Jeroen Nawijn; Sarah Nicholls; Jan-Henrik Nilsson; Robin Nunkoo; Alan Pomering; Arianne Reis; Dirk Reiser; Robert B Richardson; Christian M Rogerson; Jarkko Saarinen; Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir; Robert Steiger; Paul Upham; Sander van der Linden; Gustav Visser; Geoffrey Wall; David Weaver (2015) Denying Bogus Skepticism in Climate Change and Tourism Research. Tourism Management 47, 352–356. doi:doi:10.1016/j.tourman.2014.08.009
  • Hall, C.Michael, Bas Amelung; Scott Cohen; Eke Eijgelaar; Stefan Gössling; James Higham; Rik Leemans; Paul Peeters; Yael Ram; Daniel Scott; Carlo Aall; Bruno Abegg; Jorge E Araña; Stewart Barr; Susanne Becken; Ralf Buckley; Peter Burns; Jackie Dawson; Rouven Doran; Ghislain Dubois; David T Duval; David Fennell; Alison M Gill; Martin Gren; Werner Gronau; Jo Guiver; Debbie Hopkins; Edward H Huijbens; Ko Koens; Machiel Lamers; Christopher Lemieux; Alan Lew; Patrick Long; Frans Melissen; Jeroen Nawijn; Sarah Nicholls; Jan-Henrik Nilsson; Robin Nunkoo; Alan Pomering; Arianne Reis; Dirk Reiser; Robert B Richardson; Christian M Rogerson; Jarkko Saarinen; Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir; Robert Steiger; Paul Upham; Sander van der Linden; Gustav Visser; Geoffrey Wall; David Weaver (2015) No time for smokescreen climate change skepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and Arad. Tourism Management 47, 341–347. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2014.08.008
  • Kaján, E., Tervo-Kankare, K. and J. Saarinen (2015). Cost of Adaptation to Climate Change in Tourism: Methodological Challenges and Trends for Future Studies in Adaptation. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 15(3): 311-317 (DOI: 10.1080/15022250.2014.970665).
  • Saarinen, J. & C.M. Rogerson (2014) Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals: Perspectives Beyond 2015. Tourism Geographies 16(1), 23–30.
  • Saarinen, J. (2014). Critical Sustainability: Setting the Limits to Growth and Responsibility in Tourism. Sustainability 6(11), 1–17.
  • Torres, A. & J. Saarinen (2014). Using Indicators to Assess Sustainable Tourism
  • Saarinen, J. (2014). Tourism Geographies: Connections with Human Geography and Emerging Responsible Geographies. Geographia Polonica 87(2), pp. 243-252.
  • Saarinen, J. (2014). Nordic Perspectives on Tourism and Climate Change Issues. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 14(1), 1–5.
  • Saarinen, J., N. Moswete and M.J. Monare (2014). Cultural Tourism: New Opportunities for Diversifying the Tourism Industry in Botswana. Bulletin of Geography: Socio–Economic Series, No. 26: 7–18. DOI: 10.2478/bog-2014-0041
  • Saarinen, J. & M. Lenao (2014). Integrating tourism to rural development and planning in the developing countries. Development Southern Africa 31(3), 363–372
  • Lenao, M., Mbaiwa, J & J. Saarinen (2014). Community Expectations from Rural Tourism Development at Lekhubu Island, Botswana. Tourism Review International 17(4), 223–236.
  • Puhakka, R. & J. Saarinen (2013). New role of tourism in national park planning in Finland. Journal of Environment and Development 22(4), 412 - 435.
  • Hambira, W., J. Saarinen, J. Atlhopheng and H. Manwa (2013). Climate change adaptation practices in nature-based tourism in Maun in the Okavango Delta area, Botswana: how prepared are the tourism businesses? Tourism Review International 17(2), 19-29.
  • Kajan, E. and J. Saarinen (2013). Tourism, Climate Change and Adaptation: a Review. Current Issues in Tourism 16:2, 167–195.
  • Tervo-Kankare, K., Hall, C.M. and J. Saarinen (2013). Christmas tourists’ perceptions to changing climate in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland. Tourism Geographies 15:2, 292–317.
  • Hambira, W., Manwa, H., Atlhopheng, J & J. Saarinen (2013). Perceptions of tourism operators towards adaptations to climate change in nature-based tourism: The quest for sustainable tourism in Botswana. PULA: Botswana Journal of African Studies 27(1),

Books

  • Nepal, J. & J. Saarinen (Eds)(2016). Tourism and Political Ecology. London, Routledge.
  • Manwa, H., Moswete, N. & J Saarinen(Eds)(2016). Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa: perspectives on a growing market. Bristol, Channelview.
  • Saarinen, J., C. Rogerson & H. Manwa (Eds)(2013). Tourism, Development and Millennium Development Goals. London, Routledge.
  • van der Duim, R., Meyer, D, Saarinen, J and K. Zellmer (Eds)(2011). New Aliances for Tourism, Conservation and Development in Eastern and Southern Africa. Eburon, Delft.
  • Hall, C.M & J Saarinen (Eds) (2010) Tourism and Change in the Polar Regions: Climate, Environment and experiences. London, Routledge.
  • Saarinen, J., Becker, F., Manwa, H. and D. Wilson (Eds) (2009). Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africa: Local Communities and Natural Resources in Transition. Channel View, Clevedon.
  • Hall, C.M., Muller, D. and J. Saarinen (2009). Nordic tourism: Cases and Issues. Clevedon, Channelview.

Publications (PDF): Saarinen Publications.pdf

Viimeksi päivitetty: 4.5.2016