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					              Department of Geography and Economic History   Program                 Page 1 (4)
              PhD-course Tourism and Regional Development    8 October 2012
              Ulrika Åkerlund




Tourism and Regional Development
Schedule



Wednesday, November 7

13.15        Welcome and introduction                              Dieter Müller

13.30        Tourism and Regional Development:                     Dieter Müller
             an old but forgotten relationship

14.00        Tourism Development and Sustainability:               Jarkko Saarinen
             an oxymoron relation?

14.30        Workshop session I

15.30        Coffee break

16.00        Workshop session II

18.00        Summary and closing of the day

Dinner and activities in the evening


Thursday, November 8

8.00         Tourism Growth Management                             Alison Gill

8.30         Path Dependence, Institutional Lock-In and            Doris Carson
             the Staples Trap

9.00         Workshop session III

10.00        Coffee break

10.30        Workshop session IV

12.00        Lunch (will be provided)

13.00        Summary and concluding discussions



17.00        Conference registration opens (Norrlands Opera)
                       Department of Geography and Economic History      Program                      Page 2 (4)
                       PhD-course Tourism and Regional Development       8 October 2012
                       Ulrika Åkerlund




     Location

     Department of Geography and Economic History
     Room S316 (second floor)
     Social Sciences Building




Social Sciences Building
Room S316



     Participants

     Zhuoga Danzeng                  University of Tromsö             danzeng.zhuoga@uit.no

     Martin Trandberg Jensen         Aalborg University               trandberg@cgs.aau.dk

     Emily Höckert                   University of Lapland            shockert@ulapland.fi

     Øyvind Bjerke                   University of Tromsö             oyvind.bjerke@uit.no

     Shevren Lai                     Copenhagen Business School       ls.int@cbs.dk

     Solene Prince                   Mid-Sweden University            solene.prince@gmail.com

     Kirsi Nikkola                   University of Lapland            knikkola@ulapland.fi

     Kajsa Åberg                     Umeå University                  Kajsa.aberg@geography.umu.se

     Åsa Almstedt                    Umeå University                  Asa.almstedt@geography.umu.se

     O. Cenk Demiroglu               Istanbul University              demirogluc@yahoo.com

      Kristina Svels                 Åbo Akademi University           ksvels@abo.fi
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                PhD-course Tourism and Regional Development          8 October 2012
                Ulrika Åkerlund




Readings

Müller
Hall, C.M. (2007). North-south perspectives on tourism, regional development and peripheral areas.
       In D.K. Müller & B. Jansson (Eds.), Tourism in Peripheries: Perspectives from the Far North
       and South (pp. 19-37). Wallingford: CABI.
Hall, C.M. & Boyd, S. (2005). Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: Introduction. In C.M. Hall &
       S. Boyd (Eds.), Nature-based Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Development or Disaster? (pp. 3-
       17). Clevedon: Channel View.
Moscardo, G. (2008). Analyzing the role of festivals and events in regional development. Event
     Management, 11( 1-2), 23-32.
Müller, D.K. (2011). Tourism development in Europe´s “last wilderness”: an assessment of nature-
      based tourism in Swedish Lapland. In A.A. Grenier & D.K. Müller (Eds.), Polar Tourism: A Tool
      for Regional Development (pp. 129-153). Montreal: Presses de l’Université du Québec.


Saarinen
Britton, S.G. (1991). Tourism, capital, and place: towards a critical geography of tourism’,
      Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 9, 451–78.
Milne, S, & I. Ateljevic (2001). Tourism, economic development and the global-local nexus: theory
      embracing complexity. Tourism Geographies 3(4), 369-393.
Saarinen, J. (2003). The regional economics of tourism in Northern Finland: the socio-economic
      implications of recent tourism development and future possibilities for regional development.
      Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 3:2, 91–113.
Saarinen, J., (2006). Traditions of Sustainability in Tourism Studies. Annals of Tourism Research 33
      (4), 1121–1140.
Saxena, G., Clark, G., Oliver, T. and Ilbery, B., 2007. Conceptualising Integrated Rural Tourism.
     Tourism Geographies, 9: 4, 347-370.


Gill
Bosselman, F., Peterson, C., and McCarthy, C. (1997) “Elements of Successful Strategies”. Ch. 7
      Managing Tourism Growth: Issues and Applications. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Bramwell, B. (2006) Actors, power and discourses of growth limits Annals of Tourism Research 33(4):
     957-978.
Chapin, T. and Connerly , C. (2004) Attitudes towards growth management in Florida. Journal of the
     American Planning Association 70(4): 443-452.
Gill, A. M. (2000) From growth machine to growth management: the dynamics of resort development
       in Whistler, British Columbia. Environment and Planning A, 32: 1083-1103.
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Carson
Carson, D.A., & Carson, D.B. (2011). Why tourism may not be everybody’s business: the challenge of
      tradition in resource peripheries. The Rangeland Journal, 33, 373-383.
Markey, S., Halseth, G., & Manson, D. (2006). The Struggle to Compete: From Comparative to
     Competitive Advantage in Northern British Columbia. International Planning Studies, 11(1), 19-
     39.
Martin, A., & Sunley, P. (2006). Path Dependence and Regional Economic Evolution. Journal of
      Economic Geography, 6, 395-437.
Schmallegger, D., & Carson, D. (2010). Is Tourism Just Another Staple? A New Perspective on
     Tourism in Remote Regions. Current Issues in Tourism, 3(May), 201-221.
Wellstead, A. (2008). The (Post) Staples Economy and the (Post) Staples State in Historical
      Perspective. In M. Howlett & K. Brownsey (Eds.), Canada's Resource Economy in Transition:
      The past, present, and future of Canadian staples industries (pp. 19-37). Toronto: Emond
      Montgomery Publications.




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