Curriculum Vitae

Jukka Oksa
Dr SocSc, Docent in Rural Sociology
Senior Researcher (retired, 2010), Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu (now University of Eastern Finland)
Independent Researcher, Lammasoja Research Service
Present address: Saimaankatu 60b 29, 15140 Lahti, Finland

 

Family name: Oksa
First names:
Jukka Eero Antero
Date of birth:
03 November 1945
Nationality:
Finnish
Civil status:
Common law marriage, 3 children (born 1969, 1998,1998)
Homepage http://www.lammasoja.net/joksa/

 

University education

University of Joensuu, 29 May 1998, Doctor of Social Sciences (sociology)
University of Tampere, 30 May1979, Licentiate of Social Sciences (sociology, social policy)
University of Helsinki, 15 December1969, Master of Political Sciences (sociology)

 

Professional experience record

2010 - 2013 part-time enterpreneur, Lammasoja Research Service & JEA Images

2009 October - 2010 June, Project Researcher, Karelian Institute

2007 March - 2009 September, Senior Researcher, (vanhempi tutkija) regional studies in social sciences, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute.

2003 August - 2007 February, Senior Researcher (erikoistutkija), regional studies in social sciences, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute.

2000 January - 2003 July, Senior Researcher, rural studies, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute

1998 June - 1999 December, Senior Researcher, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute, head of the department of social science (30 researchers)

1993 (6 months) Senior Researcher, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute, head of the department of social science (20 researchers)

1989 - 1998, Researcher, permanent, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute, Rural studies, project leader, administrative duties, computer support person

1 July 1982 - 1989, Researcher, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute, rural studies, village research

1982 (January - June) Associate Professor of Social Policy, University of Joensuu, lectures on regional planning, head of the department of social policies.

1974 - 1981, Researcher, University of Joensuu, Karelian Institute.

1965-1974 several short term work contracts: photographic laboratory (Stockholm, Sweden), newspaper photographer and editor (Savon Sanomat, Kuopio), farm-hand (Vehmersalmi), lecturer of sociology (Helsinki University of Arts and Design), Finnish translator of UN and ILO bulletins (Helsinki), and project researcher (Helsinki and Joensuu).

Other professional positions

2001, 7 June - (cont.) University of Joensuu , Docent in Sociology, especially rural sociology

2004 January – 2006 December, Head of the Department of Social Sciences (about 30 researchers) of the Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu .

Examinations of doctoral dissertations and licentiate thesis

Opponent (vastaväittäjä) and the pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (sociology) by Asta Kietäväinen: "Metsään raivatut elämänpolut. Toimijuus ja identiteetti asutustilallisten elämänkertomuksissa" ("Life Parths in the Woods. Agency and Identity in the Life Stories of Settlement Farmers.") University Lapland, Faculty of Social Sciences 2009.

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (sociology) by Kjell Andersson: "New Rural Goods and Services – The Foundation of the New Countryside?" Åbo Akademi, Samhälls- och vårdvetenskapliga fakultetet. March 2007

Opponent (vastaväittäjä) and the pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (regional studies) by Olli Rosenqvist: "Maaseudun asemoituminen myöhäismodernissa yhteiskunnassa." ("Positioning of the rural in late modern society.") University of Vaasa, Faculty of Public Administration 2004.

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (sociology) by Riitta Högbacka: "Naisten muuttuvat elämänmuodot maaseudulla." ("Changing life modes of women in rural areas") University of Helsinki, Faculty of Political Sciences 2003.

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (environmental policy) by Helena Valve: "Social learning potentials provided by EU rural development programmes. A comparative study on three institutionalisation processes." University of Tampere, Faculty of Economics and Administration 2003.

Examiner of licentiate thesis (folkloristics) by Sari Tuuva: "Tilattuja tarinoita - etnografinen tutkimus pohjoiskarjalaisten tietoyhteiskunnasta." (Contracted Narratives - An Ethnographical Study of the Information Society in North Karelia.) University of Joensuu, Faculty of Humanities, 2003.

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (social policy) by Tiina Silvasti: Talonpojan elämä. Tutkimus elämäntapaa jäsentävistä kulttuurisist malleista" (Farmer's Life. Research of cultural models organizing the way of life). University of Helsinki, Faculty of Political Sciences 2001.

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (sociology) by Riitta Kumpulainen "Mobility and Modernisation in Finnish Lappland and the Western Islands of Scotland. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Political Sciences 2000.

Examiner of licentiate thesis (sociology) by Hannu Tervo: "Kannattavaa eikö totta? Sosioekonominen tutkimus Luhmannin funktiojärjestelmien teorian näkökulmasta." (Profitable, isn’t it? Socio-economic research in the view of Luhman’s theory of functional systems.) University of Lapland, Faculty of Social Sciences 24 November 1998

Pre-printing examiner (esitarkastaja) of the doctoral dissertation (geography) by Mikko Kumpulainen: "Maan ja talouden välissä. Viisi kertomusta suomalaisen maatilan luontosuhteen muutoksesta." (Between land and economy. Five narratives on the changing nature relationship of Finnish farms.) University of Joensuu, Faculty of Sciences 1998.

 

Previous research funding

ETIM Encounters with Technological Imperative (2007-2010). Finland's Academy. The project focuses on Finnish technologically mediated society and various encounters with technological imperative. (Research team: Johanna Uotinen, Sari Tuuva-Hongisto, Noora Talsi)

Technology policy, citizenship and every-day life. (Stage II, 2004-05) Ministry of Trade and Industry, ProAct The Research Programme for Advanced Technology Policy, 111 580€ (research group: Johanna Uotinen, Sari Tuuva-Hongisto, Noora Talsi).

Technology policy, citizenship and every-day life. (Stage I, 2002-2003) Ministry of Trade and Industry, ProAct The Research Programme for Advanced Technology Policy, 111 351€ Euro (2002-2003) (research group: Johanna Uotinen, Sari Tuuva).

Greening of Finnish Food System - A case of organic production, environmentally friendly food and alternative forms of consumption. (2002-2005) Finland 's Academy, Social Research Council 2 059 000 FIM (research group: Tuija Mononen, Tiina Silvasti, Maarit Sireni)

Starting of Learning Regions Projects in Eastern Finland . (2002-2003) SITRA Foundation, 60 000€ (researcher: Jarno Turunen)

Evaluation Study of the Learning Upper Karelia Project. (1999-2000) SITRA Foundation, 160,000 FIM (researcher: Jarno Turunen)

Local Community Net of the Karelian Hills, evaluation study (2000-2001) SITRA Foundation and Nurmes Centre for Vocational Training, 257 000 FIM (researcher: Jarno Turunen)

Organic production as a tool for rural policy. (1996 -1998) Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry 230 000 FIM(1996 -97) 184 000 FIM (1998) (researcher: Tuija Mononen)

New Activities in Rural Areas. (1990-1993) Finland 's Academy, Social Research Council 807,600 FIM (research group)

 

International research programmes and projects:

"DESERVE The Delivery of Services to Remote and Rural Areas: A Transnational Exchange of Ideas and Practices. Interreg IIIB / NPP project coordinated by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (2004-2008). Finnish coordinator: Kajaani University Consortio of the University of Oulu. University of Joensuu is partner responsible for international comparative evaluation of the transnational transfer of models. National funding by Finnish Ministry of Interior, Regional Councils of Kainuu and North Karelia, and Pro Agria Kainuu.

"RESTRIM Restructuring in marginal rural areas: The role of social capital in rural development." (2001-2003). EU funded comparative research, coordinated by Aberdeen University.

"RESTRIM Restructuring in marginal rural areas: The role of social capital in rural development." (2001-2003). EU funded comparative research, coordinated by Aberdeen University.

MOST (Unesco programme), CCPP (Circumpolar Coping Processes Project) network 2000-01, including NORDREGIO research project "Coping Strategies and Regional Policies - Social Capital in Nordic Peripheries".

Rural Transfer Network 2000-2001, EU Northern Periphery Programme, coordinated by Aberdeen University.

Participation in international research groups on rural areas of the Karelian Republic (Russia):
- Koivuselkä forestry village research in Russian Karelia (1994-98)
- Rural survival strategies in transitional countries. Comparative study of North-western Russia and Hungary. Academy of Finland Research programme on Russia and Eastern Europe, 1997-99 (Markku Tykkyläinen, Eira Varis)
- Taiga Model Forest, subproject on social sustainability 1997- on-going (Olli Saastamoinen, Faculty of Forestry Sciences, Joensuu University)
- Between subsistence and global markets: grassroots economies, social structures and national policies in sustaining non-wood forest products. Academy of Finland Research programme on biological diversity, 1997- on-going (Olli Saastamoinen, Faculty of Forestry Sciences, Joensuu University)

European Science Foundation Programme RURE Regional and Urban Restructuring in Europe 1990-94

UNU/Wider Institute, Research programme on transfer of technology 1986-87

Memberships of organising committees of international seminars.

European Summer School for Rural Sociology 2000. "Building Alternative Futures in the European Countryside." 21-27 August 2000, Helsinki & Siuntio, Finland.

Rustica Nova. International Conference of Rural Studies. Somerniemi, Somero, Finland 30 July - 1 August 1999.

International research conference. Border Regions in Transition. The Finnish-Russian Border Region in a Comparative Perspective. 14-18 June 1997, Sortavala and Joensuu.

Taiga- model forest and social sustainability. Finnish-Russian seminar. Joensuu 3.-4.12.1997

2nd International Lake Ladoga Symposium, August 16.-29.1996 Huhmari, Finland; Chair of the Session V: Sosio-economic Aspects of Lake Ladoga and its environment

Russian-Finnish seminar "Novyje strukturi i formy dejitel'nosti v Respublike Karelija" (New stuctures and actors in the Karelian Republic) 21.-23.5.1996, Joensuu.

European Summer Institute in Regional Science "Interregional Competition and Co-operation in an Enlarged Europe", Joensuu, 14.-19.6.1993. Chair of special session on Karelia.

Finnish-Russian seminar "Karjalat katsovat toisiaan" (Two Karelias looking at each other) 30.3.-1.4.1993 Joensuu. Chairman of the organizing committee.

International expert (consultation) )assignments

Member of the internal project evaluation team on Finnish-Russian project "NGO’s for better Social Welfare and Health" (St. Petersburg), Finnish Federation for Social Welfare and Health. April - June 1999.

Member (expert on Russia) of the programme evaluation team (of TERRA Consulting Ltd) on the Rural and Agricultural Co-operation between Finland and Northwest Russia and the Baltic Countries. Evaluation was commissioned by Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and took place in 1998-99.

National Finnish expert in an evaluation team of ECOTEC on the project North EU Regional Innovation Strategy (Finland and Sweden), September 1998

Social Impact Study. The Second Bishkek-Osh Road Rehabilitation Project. Kyrgyz Republic. Asian Development Bank. Roughton International & Finnroad, Kyrghyzstan, 1997

Rural Poverty Study of Belorussia. The World Bank, 1995

European Commission, ORA (Opportunities for Rural Areas) programme: Study of on-going rural telematic experiments. A survey of Finnish experiments and two case studies in Finland (Ruvaslahti telecottage, Telematic Services in Social Work in Hankasalmi ). Danish Teleconsult International, 1993


Publications

The following list includes selected publications since 1988. Book reviews and articles in newpapers and general journals have been excluded.

1. International scientific journals

Oksa Jukka (1992): "Regional and Local Responses to Restructuring in Peripheral Rural Areas in Finland." Urban Studies, Vol. 29 (1992):6, 995-1006.

Oksa, Jukka (1991): New Activities in Rural Areas. Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. XXXI(1991):1, 9-16.

Oksa, Jukka and Pertti Rannikko (1988): "The Social Consequences of the Differentiation of Agriculture and Forestry. A Case Study of two Villages in Finnish Forest Periphery." Acta Sociologica, Vol 31 (1988): 217-229

2. International scientific compilations and proceedings

Jukka Oksa (2012): "Thirty Five Years of Uneasy Affair: Triangle of Research, Village, and Policies." Jouko Nikula & Leo Granberg (eds): Talonpoikaisuuden ja post-sosialismin jäljillä - Todellisuuksia tutkimassa Ilkka Alasen seurassa. Traces of peasantry and post-socialism - Researching realities with Ilkka Alanen. Sophi 118, pp. 114 - 131. Tampere 2012.

Esko Lehto and Jukka Oksa (2009): "Networks for Local Development: Aiming for Visibility, Products and Success." Chapter in the in the book: Comparing Rural Development. Continuity and Change in the Countryside of Western Europe. Edited by Arnar Árnason, Mark Shucksmith and Jo Vergunst. Ashgate 2009, pp. 17-46.

Jukka Oksa (2007): "The structure of man's territorial ties." Reprint from Datutop 3, 1982 with the afterword "On the limitations of the societal sectors and the local". Datutop 30 Remix. Tampere University of Technology. 2008, pp. 60-72.
2007

Jukka Oksa: (2006) "Overcoming digital divide. Local lessons about transferring of models." In Ari Antikainen; Päivi Harinen and Carlos Alberto Torres (2006, Eds.): In from the Margins. Adult Education, Work and Cicil Society. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2006, pp.327-341

Jukka Oksa: (2005, and 2007) "How to be rural in the Information Age: The Case of a Rural Community Network in a Finnish Periphery." In Ari Antikainen (ed.) Transforming A Learning Society. The Case of Finland. pp. 147-162. Peter Lang, Bern 2005 , the 2nd edition in 2007.

Jukka Oksa and Jarno Turunen (2001): "Local Community Net as a New Model of Regional Policy in Finland." Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt and Nils Aarsæther (eds.) Transforming the Local - Coping Strategies and Regional Policies. MOST Network. Nord 2001:25. Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen 2001, pp. 175-188.

Jukka Oksa (2000): "Local Information Society Initiative and Cohesion - The Case in Northern Karelia." In Antti Kasvio, Veera Laitalainen, Hilkka Salonen and Pia Mero (Eds.) People, Cities and the New Information Economy. Materials form an International Conference in Helsinki 14 - 15 December 2000. Palmenia-kustannus. Helsinki 2001. Pp. 226-237.

Jukka Oksa (2000): "Experiences of Information Society Policies in Eastern Finland." Materialy mzhdunarodnoj nauchno-prakticheskoj konferencii Socialno - ekonomicheskoje, duhovnoje i kul'turnoje vozrozhdenije Karelii. Vtoroje Arsen'jenskije chenija. Petrozavodsk 2000, 139-145.

Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen & Jukka Oksa (1999, eds.) Curtains of Iron and Gold. Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction. Ashgate, Aldershot 1999

Jukka Oksa (1999): "The Changing Border and the Many Images of Karelia." Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen & Jukka Oksa (eds.) Curtains of Iron and Gold. Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction. Ashgate, Aldershot 1999, 285-296.

Jukka Oksa (1999): "Agaist or for the Windmills? Changing Explanations for Local Development." In Ilkka Eisto, Timo J .Hokkanen, Martin öhman, Anne Repola (eds.): Local Involvement and Economic Dimensions in Biosphere Reserve Activities. Proceedings of the 3rd Euromab, Biosphere Reserve Coordinator's meeting. Publications of the Academy of Finland 7/99. Academy of Finland, Helsinki 1999, pp. 87-97.

Jukka Oksa (1999): "For and Against the Windmills. Changing concepts of local activity." New Rural Policy. Finnish Journal of Rural Research and Policy. Maaseudun Uusi Aika Vol 7 No 2, English Supplement 1999, pp. 69-74.

Jevgeni Klementev, Jukka Oksa, Nadezda Polevsikova, Pertti Rannikko, Eira Varis (1996): "Local Impacts of Restructuring. A case study of a forestry settlement". Eira Varis and Sisko Porter (eds.) Karelia and St. Petersburg. From Lakeland Interior to European Metropolis. Joensuu University Press, Joensuu 1996, 191-205.

Oksa, Jukka and Olli Saastamoinen (1995): "Cross-Border Interaction and Emerging Interest Conflicts in the Forest Sector of Russian Karelia." Margareta Dahlström, Heikki Eskelinen & Ulf Wiberg (eds.): The East-West Interface in the European North. NST, Uppsala 1995, 97-109.

Oksa, Jukka (1995): "Are Leaping Frogs Freezing? Rural Peripheries in Competition." Heikki Eskelinen and Folke Snickars (eds) Competitive peripheries? Springer, Berlin 1995, 183-204.

Oksa, Jukka (1995): "Remote Rural Areas: Villages on the Northern Margin." Costis Hadjimichalis and David Sadler (eds.): Europe at the Margins: New Mosaics of Inequality. European Science Foundation, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Sussex 1995, 107-122.

Oksa, Jukka: "Descendants in information age: telecottage experiments in Finland." Leo Granberg and Jouko Nikula (eds): The Peasant State. The State and rural questions in 20th century Finland. University of Lapland publications in the social sciences B. 20. Rovaniemi 1995, 149-164.

Eskelinen Heikki, Jukka Oksa and Daniel Austin (1994, eds) Russian Karelia in Search of a New Role. Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu. Joensuu 1994, 173 p.

Jukka Oksa and Eira Varis (1994): "Karelian Republic: Population, Settlements and Administration", in Eskelinen Heikki, Jukka Oksa and Daniel Austin (eds) Russian Karelia in Search of a New Role. Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu. Joensuu 1994, 57-69.

Oksa Jukka (1994): "Villages Coping on the North-eastern Margin" David Symes and Anton Jansen (eds): Agricultural Restructuring and Rural Change in Europe. Agricultural University, Wageningen 1994, 270-281.

Oksa Jukka (1993): "The benign encounter: the Great Move and the role of the state in Finnish forests." Tariq Banuri and Frederique Apffel Marglin (eds.) Who will Save the forests? Knowledge. Power and Environmental Destruction. The United Nations University, WIDER Publication, ZED Books, London 1993, 114-141.

Oksa, Jukka (1992): "Restructuring and Rural Areas. A View from Northern Europe." Paul Huigen, Leo Paul and Kees Volkers (eds), The Changing Function and Position of Rural Areas in Europe. Netherlands Geographical Studies 153, Utrecht 1992, 37-47.

3. Scientific compilations and proceedings in Finnish

Oksa Jukka: "Lähteneiden Rasimäki." Teoksessa Kotona, kylässä, liikkeellä. Sivakka ja Rasimäki arjen ja mielen tiloina. Tutkijaryhmä: Pertti Rannikko, Maarit Sireni, Päivi Härkin, Hannu Itkonen, Seppo Knuuttila, Maria Lähteenmäki, Jukka Oksa ja Mikko Simula. Ss. 113-141.Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 1426. Helsinki 2016.

Knuuttila Seppo, Jukka Oksa & Pertti Rannikko: "Epilogi. Viidellä vuosikymmenellä." Teoksessa Kotona, kylässä, liikkeellä. Sivakka ja Rasimäki arjen ja mielen tiloina. Tutkijaryhmä: Pertti Rannikko, Maarit Sireni, Päivi Härkin, Hannu Itkonen, Seppo Knuuttila, Maria Lähteenmäki, Jukka Oksa ja Mikko Simula. Ss. 243-251. Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia 1426. Helsinki 2016.

Jukka Oksa (2013): "Kuka toimii paikallisessa kehittämisessä." Teoksessa Ismo Björn, Pekka Jokinen, Juha Kotilainen, Nora Schuurman ja Maarit Sireni (toim.) Korpisosiologi(aa). Pertti Rannikon juhlakirja. Ss. 24-34. ISBN 978-952-93-1430-0, Saarijärven Offset Oy, Saarijärvi.

Jukka Oksa (2012): "Koko kansan tietoyhteiskunta." Teoksessa Toteutumattomat tulevaisuudet. Päijät-Hämeen tutkimusseuran vuosikirja 2012. Toimittaneet Kati Mikkola, Antti Karisto, Riitta Niskanen ja Jukka Oksa. Ss. 112-123.

Jukka Oksa (2011): "Seuranäyttämöiltä kesätapahtumiin: Kansalaisyhteiskunnan muutokset maaseudulla." Teoksessa Kansalaistahtoa ja vaikuttamista. Päijät-Hämeen tutkimusseuran vuosikirja 2011. Toimittajat: Birgitta Stjernvall-Järvi, Riitta Niskanen, Jukka Oksa, Ville Marjomäki. Ss. 54-69.

Jukka Oksa (2008): "Kehittäjät kylässä." Teoksessa: Kylän paikka. Uusia tulkintoja Sivakasta ja Rasimäestä. Tutkijaryhmä: Seppo Knuuttila, Pertti Rannikko, Jukka Oksa, Tapio Hämynen, Hannu Itkonen, Heidi Kilpeläinen, Mikko Simula, Sinikka Vakimo ja Marjaana V äisänen. SKS:n toimituksia 1167. Helsinki 2008. Ss 241-259. Jukka Oksa (2006): "Maaseudun alueellinen kehitys perustuu paikalliseen yhteistyöhön." Teoksessa: Riina Jalonen et. al. (toim). Uusi metsäkirja. Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 2006. s. 281-284.

Jukka Oksa, Sari Tuuva ja Johanna Uotinen: "Kansalaisuus sosiaalisen innovaation lähteenä." Teoksessa Tarmo Lemola & Petri Honkanen (toim.) Innovaatiopolitiikka - Kenen hyväksi, keiden ehdoilla? Gaudeamus, Helsinki 2004, ss. 202 - 214.

Jukka Oksa: "Lähialueyhteistyötä maa- ja metsätaloudessa: Konevientiä, asiantuntemuksen siirtoa ja paikallista vapaaehtoistyötä." Teoksessa Pekka Hakamies, Ilkka Liikanen ja Heikki Simola (toim.) Sortavala rajakaupunki. Joensuun yliopisto. Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen julkaisuja N:o 132, Joensuu 2001. Ss. 137 -156.

Jukka Oksa: Syrjäkylä muutoksessa. Joensuun yliopiston yhteiskuntatieteellisiä julkaisuja N:o 30. Joensuu 1998. 300 s.

Oksa, Jukka: "Rasimäen neljä tulevaisuutta. Euroopan pohjoisen maatalouskylän vaihtoehdot." Kyläläiset, kansalaiset. Tulkintoja Sivakasta ja Rasimäestä. Joensuun yliopisto. Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen julkaisuja N:o 114, Joensuu 1996, 237-258.

Oksa, Jukka (1994): "Maaseudun sankarin muuttuva tehtävät." Työ ja työttömyys (toim. Raimo Parikka). Työväen historian ja perinteen tutkimuksen seura. Väki voimakas 7. Helsinki 1994, 351-368.

 

4. Other scientific series and papers

Jukka Oksa (2005): "Paikallisuus tietoyhteiskuntapolitiikan haasteena." Teoksessa: Virtuaalihalleja ja hyvinvointia. Suomalaisen tietoyhteiskunnan kehitys ja haasteet. (Kirjoittajat Antti Kasvio, Juha Nurmela, Marja-Liisa Viherä, Kaarina Hyvönen, Jukka Oksa, Olli Hietanen.) Sitran raportteja 50, Sitra Helsinki 2005, ss. 105-123.

Esko Lehto & Jukka Oksa (2004): Maaseudun menestystarinat - Sotkamon kehittämisverkostot kansainvälisessä vertailussa. Oulun yliopisto. University of Oulu. REDEC Kajaani, Research Reports 10, Kajaani. 87 s.

Jukka Oksa ja Jarno Turunen (2002): Oppivan Vaara-Karjalan arviointitutkimus. Joensuun yliopisto, Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen raportteja 1/2002. 83 s.

Jukka Oksa ja Jarno Turunen (2000): Paikallinen kansalaisverkko - Oppivan Ylä-Karjalan arviointitutkimus. Joensuun yliopisto. (Local Community Network. Evaluation Study of the Learning Upper North Karelia.) Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen monisteita University of Joensuu. Karelian Institute. Working Papers N:o 5/2000. 77 s.

Piipponen Minna, Karkinen Katri, Klementjev Jevgeni, Oksa Jukka, Polevshchikova Nadezhda, Romanov Grigory, Saastamoinen Olli and Varis Eira (1998) Households and Living Conditions in the Forest Village of Matrosy, Russian Karelia. University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry Research Notes 99. 1999. pp.

Jukka Oksa (1998): "Afterthought on Koivuselkä -research." Olli Saastamoinen and Solja Lipitsäinen (eds.) Social sustainability and the Taiga Model Forest. Proceedings of the workshop held in Joensuu, Finland, December 1997. University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry, Research Notes 84. Joensuu 1998.

Jukka Oksa (1998): "Conceptual framework of a village." Research group: Markku Tykkyläinen, Eira Varis, Jukka Oksa, Minna Piipponen, Imre Nagy, Éva Kiss, Gyöngyi Mátray: Rural Survival Strategies in Transitional Countries. An introduction to the comparative study of localities in Northwestern Russia and Hungary. University of Joensuu. Karelian Institute. Working Papers N:2/1998, Joensuu 1998, 28-37.

Jukka Oksa (1998, toim.) Koivuselkä - metsätyökylä Venäjän Karjalassa. Joensuun yliopisto. Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen julkaisuja 121. Joensuu 1998, 167 s.

Jukka Oksa, Pertti Rannikko & Eira Varis (1997): "Sozio-ökonomische Bedeutung der Forstwirtschaft in Russisch Karelien." AFZ/ Der Wald. 14/1997, 747-748.

Jukka Oksa and Pertti Rannikko (1996, eds.) "New Rural Policy." Maaseudun uusi aika. Finnish Journal of Rural Research and Policy. English Supplement. Joensuu 1996.

Oksa, Jukka & Pertti Rannikko (1996): "The Changing Meanings of Rurality Challenge Rural Policies". New Rural Policy Finnish Journal of Rural Research and Policy. English Supplement, Joensuu 1996, 3-14.

Oksa, Jukka ja Pertti Rannikko (1995): Maaseudun muuttuvat merkitykset. Hyvinvointikatsaus 2/1995, 2-4.

Oksa, Ju. & P. Rannikko (1994): "Opyt izuchenija sel'skix poselenij" (Maaseutututkimuksen kokemuksista). Karelii smotrjat drug na druga. Materiali rossijsko-finljandskogo metodologicheskogo seminara v g. Petrozavodske 17-19 Maja 1994. Rossijskaja Akademija Nauk. Karel'skij Nauchnij Centr. Otdel ekonomiki. Petrozavodsk 1994, 30-34.

Katri Karkinen ja Jukka Oksan (1994): Ruokaa metsätyökylille. Karjalan tasavallan metsäyhtiöiden aputalouksien kehittämisprojektin raportti. Joensuun yliopiston täydennyskoulutuskeskuksen julkaisuja Sarja B:7, Joensuu 1994, 80 s..

Oksa Jukka (1994, toim.) Syrjäisen maaseudun uudet kerrostumat. Joensuun yliopisto. Karjalan tutkimuslaitoksen julkaisuja N:o 110. Joensuu 1994, 123 s.

Oksa, Jukka (1991): "Informaatioteknologia - maaseudun oljenkorsi?" Saimaalta Kolille. Karjalan tutkimuslaitos 1971-1991, Joensuu 1991, 111-132.

4. Expert reports

Content expert in the multimedia "Deserve: Delivering Services in Rural and Remote Areas" - Deserve NPP project. EU Interreg/ NPP, 2009.

Jukka Oksa: "Kuusi karjalaa, kiitos!" Teoksessa: Marika Turkia & Timo Munne (toim.). Av-alan Venäjä-opas - Elokuvan rajanylitys. Joensuu: Karjalan Kanssa Kasvokkain -projekti, Pohjois-Karjalan ammattikorkeakoulu, 2007. s. 7-13.

Pasi Saukkonen, Jukka Sihvonen, Jukka Oksa, Esko Lehto, Timo Lautanen: Maaseudun yritysten neuvonta- ja kehittämistarpeet Pohjois-Karjalassa. YritysHarava-hankkeen tutkimusraportti. 2006. (Spatia raportteja:1/2006).

Jukka Oksa: "Taking the Initiative in the Rural Information Society." Rural Development Lessons from the North. Rural Transfer Network dossier, published simultaneusly in printed and electronic form in English, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish. See http://www.abdn.ac.uk/arkleton/npp/document.htm

Socio-economic Baseline Study of the Leningrad Region, the Republic of Karelia and the Murmansk Region. (by Juha Kotilainen and Jukka Oksa). Finland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 29 January 1999

Social Impact Assessment. Kyrgyz Republic/ ADB. The Second Bishkek-Osh Road Rehabilitation Project. Roughton International & Finnroad, 1997, 31 p.

The Isolated Central Area. Social Impact Assessment Interview Studies. Annex to Social Impact Assessment. Kyrgyz Republic/ ADB The Second Bishkek-Osh Road Rehabilitation Project. Roughton International & Finnroad, 1997, 32 p.

Oksa, Jukka: Rural and urban social differences in Belarus. The World Bank Belarus Poverty Study (1995), World Bank report, for official use, 1995, 50 p. + app. 24 p.

Oksa, Jukka: Ruvaslahti Telecottage. Anago Case Study SF27. Danish TeleConsult International. 23 March 1993.

Oksa, Jukka: Telematic Services in Social Work. Anago Case Study SF12. Danish TeleConsult International. 29 March 1993.

Oksa, Jukka (1991): Yleinen tietoverkko maaseudun näkökulmasta. Liikenneministeriö, Julkaisuja 8/91. Valtion Painatuskeskus, Helsinki 1991.

Presentations in international conferences

Jukka Oksa: "ThirtyFive years of Uneasy Affair: Trieangle of Research, Village, and Policies." Working group 4.2: Rural sociology: Knowledge for whom? XXIII ESRS (European Society for Rural Sociology) Congress, Vaasa, Finland 17 - 21 August 2009

Timo Lautanen & Jukka Oksa: "Municipal mergers, rural needs, and challenges for local governance: The case of Joensuu, Finland." Working group 2.5: Governing the local? Rural power, rural needs and rural policy. XXIII ESRS (European Society for Rural Sociology) Congress, Vaasa, Finland 17 - 21 August 2009

Jukka Oksa: "Difficult job of transferring a success-story." Public proofs: science, technology and democracy 4S and EASST meeting. Session 145: ICTs in local settings, Paris, August 25 - 28, 2004

Jukka Oksa: "Difficult job of transferring a success-story." IRSA XI World Congress of Rural Sociology. WG 6: Using a global medium to strengthen place-based networking? Appropriation of the internet in rural areas. Trondheim, Norway, July 25-30, 2004

Jukka Oksa: "How to be rural in information age: Case of Rural Community Network in Finnish Periphery." XIX Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology, 2001. Society, Nature, Technology. The Contribution of Rural Sociology. Dijon, France, 3 - 7 September 2001, Working Group 4-1: Rural policy evaluation: assessing the roles of sociology and qualitative methods.

Jukka Oksa: "Struggling Against Exclusion of Remote Community in Information Age." ESA Conference "Divisions and Visions" European Social Policy Research Network 28 August - September 1, 2001, Helsinki"

Jukka Oksa: "Three Institutional Types of Cross-border Co-operation on the Finnish-Russian Border in the 1990s." Border Regions in Transition IV. "Rethinking Boundaries: Geopolitics, Identities and Sustainability". Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 21-24 February, 2000

Jukka Oksa: "Experiences of Information Society Policies in Eastern Finland." Conference on Socio-economical, Spiritual and Cultural Revival of Karelia. 12-14 October 2000, Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia.

Jukka Oksa: "Learning District: The New Wave of Rural Information Society Initiatives." Rural Transfer Network Models of Local Rural Development in the Northern Periphery 27 October 2000, Aberdeen University

Jukka Oksa and Jarno Turunen: "Local Community Net as a New Model of Regional Policy: Case of the Learning Upper Karelia Project." MOST CCPP (Circumpolar Coping Processes Project) workshop: Coping Strategies and Regional Policies in the North, 15-19 November, 2000, Joensuu and Huhmari

Jukka Oksa: "Local Information Society Initiative and Cohesion - The Case in Northern Karelia." People, Cities and the New Information Economy. International Conference. Helsinki 14 - 15 December 2000.

Oksa, Jukka: "Changing explanations of Local Development. Against or for the Windmills" Plenary representation "Local Involvement and Economic Dimensions in Biosphere Reserve Activities." The III Biosphere Reserve Coodinator's Meeting of EuroMab Regions, August 31 -September 5, 1998. Ilomantsi.

Oksa, Jukka: "After-thoughts on Koivuselkä Case." Taiga model forest and social sustainability. Finnish-Russian seminar. Joensuu 3.-4 December1997.

Oksa, Jukka: Changing explanations of local rural development. Stories of peripheral villages in Eastern Finland. The XVII Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology. Working Group 7: The social consequences of the 'big' macro changes in rural space.

Oksa, Jukka: "Six Images of Karelia." International research conference. Border Regions in Transition. The Finnish-Russian Border Region in a Comparative Perspective. 14-18 June 1997, Sortavala and Joensuu. Plenum 1.

Oksa, Jukka: "Uncertain Future of Karelian Forestry Village." International research conference. Border Regions in Transition. The Finnish-Russian Border Region in a Comparative Perspective. 14-18 June 1997, Sortavala and Joensuu. Network Meeting 4.

Oksa, Jukka: "Metsätyökylä murrosten areenana: tapaus Koivuselkä."/"Lesnoj poselok - arena preobrazovanij: case Koivuselkä." (Forest work village as an arena of social change.) Russian-Finnish seminar "Novyje strukturi i formy dejitel'nosti v Respublike Karelija" (New stuctures and actors in the Karelian Republic) 21.-23.5.1996, Joensuu.

Oksa, Jukka: "Surviving in the Russian Forest: Case Study of a Forest Work Village of Privatized Forestry Complex." Paper for 16. Congress of the European Society For Rural Sociology, Prague, 31 July - 4 August, 1995, Working Group 4

Oksa, Jukka & Pertti Rannikko: "Kylätutkimuksen metodologiasta."/ "Opyt izytšenija sel'skih poselenii" (On methodology of village research.) Russian-Finnish seminar "Karjalat tutkivat toisiaan" (Two Karelias in Research) 16.-20.5.1994, Karelian Researcg Centre, Petrozavodsk.

Oksa, Jukka: "Villages Coping on the North-eastern Margin." XVth European Congress of Rural Sociology, 1- 6 August 1993, Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Oksa, Jukka: "Rural Telecottage Experiments in Finland". European Summer Institute in Regional Science "Interregional Competition and Co-operation in an Enlarged Europe", Joensuu, 14.-19.6.1993.

Oksa, Jukka: "Images and Realities of Information Technology in Rural Areas." Periferiseminariet och uttunningsgruppens möte (NordREFO och NÄRP), Tuupovaara, Korpiselkähuset 12.-13.6.1992.

Oksa Jukka: "Restructuring in Rural Areas. A View from Northern Europe." Workshop "The Changing Function and Position of Rural Areas in Europe". University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 16-20 September 1991.

Paper presented in the European Science Foundation Programme "Regional and Urban Restructuring in Europe (RURE)":

Oksa, Jukka: Restructuring in Rural Areas. Working Group 4: Societal Response to changes in the production system. Lisbon, 27-30 September 1990.
Oksa, Jukka: Regional and Local Level Responses in Peripheral Rural Areas. General Conference, Lisbon, 17-20 February 1991.
Oksa Jukka: Restructuring in Rural and Peripheral Areas. Issues for Comparative Approach (Position Paper). General Conference, Lisbon, 17-20 February 1991.
Oksa, Jukka: Images and Realities of Information Technology in Rural Areas: Telecottages in Finland. Working Group 4: Societal Response to changes in the production system. Geneva, 27-30 September 1991.

Oksa, Jukka: "New Activities in Rural Areas." 14th European Congress of Rural Sociology, Giessen, FRG, 16 - 20 July 1990.

Oksa, Jukka:"Change of living conditions in periphery villages in Finland." The Construction of Youth in Youth Research. II Nordic Youth Research Symposium, 7.-11.June 1989, Savonlinna. Chairman of seminar on regional aspects of youth's living conditions and development.

Oksa, Jukka: "Periphery Villages and Local Forms of Economy under Changing Technology and State Policies." 7th World Congress for Rural Sociology. Bologna, Italy. 25 June - 2 July 1988.


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