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New & Forthcoming Titles | Geographies of Tourism and Global Change (About the Editor)

Geographies of Tourism and Global Change

Geographies of Tourism and Global Change

Series Editors: Müller, Dieter K., Saarinen, Jarkko, Funck, Carolin

ISSN: 2366-5610

Dieter K. Müller holds a PhD from Umeå University, Sweden, and there he is now employed as professor. Currently, he is Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and chairperson for the IGU Commission Geography, Leisure and Global Change. Müller has research interests with respect to tourism and regional development, mobility and tourism in peripheral areas. His research interests specifically include almost all aspects of second homes and second home related mobility, Sami tourism, nature-based tourism, tourism labor markets, regional development and rural change particularly in Northern peripheries and Polar areas. Müller has recently published the following books; Nordic Tourism (2009, together with C.M. Hall and J. Saarinen); Polar Tourism: A Tool for Regional Development (2011 with Grenier); and New Issues in Polar Tourism (2013 with Lemelin and Lundmark). Currently he is working on a book on Arctic Indigenous Tourism together with Arvid Viken, University of Tromsø.

Jarkko Saarinen is a Professor of Human Geography at the University of Oulu, Finland, and Distinguished Visitor Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interests include tourism and development, sustainability and responsibility in tourism, tourism-community relations, tourism and climate change, community-based natural resource management and wilderness studies. Geographically his research focuses on northern and Arctic regions and southern Africa. In addition to the Book Series, he is Editor for the Tourism Geographies and Associate Editor for the Annals of Tourism Research and Journal of Ecotourism. His recent publications include co-edited books: Resilient Destinations (2019), Borderless Worlds for Whom? (2019), Political Ecology and Tourism (2016) and Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa (2016). 

Carolin Funck holds a PhD from Freiburg University (Germany). She is professor for human geography at Hiroshima University (Japan), Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on the development of tourism in Japan and the rejuvenation of mature tourist destinations; recent research projects focused on inbound tourism in Japan, innovation in tourism, dark tourism and island tourism. Local development and citizen participation are her second theme of interest. She is the author of “Tourismus und Peripherie in Japan” and co-author of “Japanese Tourism”.