Gobernanza y sustentabilidad social a través del turismo en el Área Natural Protegida de Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, México

Translated title of the contribution: Governance and social sustainability through tourism in the Protected Natural Area of Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Alejandro Palafox-Muñoz, María Virginia Arroyo-Delgado

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Abstract

The literature on social sustainability and governance deals with rural communities. This article analyzes the relationship between these two factors in a protected space in Mexico. The objective of the study was to uncover the factors that promote governance and how they influence social sustainability. Six elements that enable the development of Cabo Pulmo were identified. The fieldwork consisted of in-depth interviews with residents. The information gathered allowed the theory to be compared with the empirical results. It was determined that the social cohesion that exists in Cabo Pulmo creates a path for improving the population’s standard of living, because decisions are taken jointly and include the protection of natural resources.
Translated title of the contributionGovernance and social sustainability through tourism in the Protected Natural Area of Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)119-147
Number of pages29
JournalApuntes
Volume47
Issue number87
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2020

Keywords

  • Turismo ecológico--México--Baja California Sur
  • Turismo--Aspectos ambientales--México--Baja California Sur
  • Turismo--Aspectos sociales--México--Baja California Sur
  • Área Natural Protegida de Cabo Pulmo (México)

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