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Emprendedores turísticos locales y su intermediación en la esfera de las políticas públicas: el caso de Mallorca. Una aproximación desde la sociología histórica y política

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Author(s): Amer Fernández, Joan

Journal: PASOS : Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural
ISSN 1695-7121

Volume: 7;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 371;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Local entrepreneurship | Hotel entrepreneurs | Mass tourism | Policies | Historic sociology.

ABSTRACT
In the 1960s decade, a new tourist entrepreneur class emerges in the Spanish Mediterranean and the Canary Islands, thanks to mass tourism development. This new entrepreneur class, together with European tour operators and Franco administration, constitute the key actors in the economic process which carries economic, environmental, social and political impacts to these regions till nowadays. Along with the usual economic analyses of the local tourist entrepreneur class, this article aims at devel-oping a historical, political and comparative perspective of the conditions that help to configure the local entrepreneurship. With this goal, the example of Majorca, for its model features, is undertaken.

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