To what extent do cultural goods contribute to increase society’s level of cultural capital? Greater satisfaction for cultural goods consumption and voluntary contributions is linked to the highest levels of cultural capital. Social approval deriving from donations is positively related to society’s existing cultural capital and triggers a positive externality for donators, in turn increasing contributions.Continue reading “THE ROLE OF CULTURAL CAPITAL ON THE VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO CULTURAL GOODS: A DIFFERENTIAL GAME APPROACH”
By Nora Elena Espinal-Monsalve, Andrey David Ramos-Ramírez y Luz Yadira Gómez-Hernández
The relationship between cultural reproduction and cultural consumption can be framed from the theory of social reproduction of Bourdieu (1986) to the theories of cultural omnivorousness (Peterson, Simkus, and Kern, 1996) and individualization (Bauman (2007). Greater participation in cultural activities generates employment, economic growth, and increases the perception of the quality of life. As such, understanding the extent to which it is an inherited behaviour from parents, is a fundamental policy issue to reduce participation gaps among different demographics. Continue reading “TESTING THE CULTURAL CAPITAL REPRODUCTION THEORY IN COLOMBIA”
By Marco Serino, Daniela D’Ambrosio and Giancarlo Ragozini
In this study we contend that the co-production of theatre plays may have a critical impact on the ways producers position themselves in the theatrical field. Being involved in co-productions means taking part in the struggle for gaining rewards depending on the more or less advantageous partnerships one is able to exploit. Our study on a regional theatre system of Southern Italy reveals how such partnerships matter for producers to conquer dominant positions in the local theatre industry
By Juan Gabriel Brida, Chiara Dalle Nogare and Raffaele Scuderi
Are museums successful in their mission to disseminate culture, and as such, to be means for learning in the era of iconic consumption? Our findings seem to suggest that they can be places where informal learning occurs also for leisure-motivated tourists.