Keyword: gender

How household bargaining between men and women affects arts attendance

This research was conducted by Caterina Adelaide Mauri and Alexander Friedrich Wolf at University of Southern Denmark and Compass Lexecon, Belgium

Summary

This paper attempts to understand the dynamics of household decision-making as it pertains to arts attendance. It is especially interested in what happens when there is a disparity between …

Men tend to be perceived as creative more often than women

This research was conducted by Devon Proudfoot, Aaron C. Kay and Christy Z. Koval at Duke University, USA.

Summary

Even when producing identical outputs, men are perceived as more creative than women, and ‘outside-the-box’ creative thinking is associated with stereotypically masculine characteristics. The study provides a statistical analysis of reactions to …

By | 31 July 2017 |

Smart women, rich men, no kids: couples’ arts engagement in Italy

This research was conducted by Elizabetta Lazzaro and Carlofilippo Frateschi at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands and University of Padua, Italy

Summary

This paper explored how much the arts occupied the time of couples, both separately and together. The analysis took in both attending arts events (e.g. going …

By | 16 June 2016 |

Why do more women participate in highbrow cultural activities?

This research was conducted by Angèle Christin at the University of Princeton, USA

Summary

This paper addressed gender as an influential factor in cultural participation in America. It explored the possible reasons why higher numbers of women than men participate in high-status cultural activities. Early exposure to the arts from a …

By | 5 May 2015 |