Tourism and the sustainability challenge
Tourism and sustainability: disjunctive or conciliatory reality? Tourism is an economic activity of major importance, but how can we apply a sustainability perspective? In this series of seminars, we will reflect on the essence of travel, its transformational capacity, its connection with ethics and feminism, and its relationship with technology.
“Culture belongs to the upper classes. It is hard to attract families with lower education levels”
How can the cultural consumption of the new generations, particularly that of families with lower educational levels, be increased? Françoise Benhamou provides some key points in this interview.
Public investment in culture
How much do countries invest in culture? In the last decade, the governmental authorities in Spain have reduced the funding of cultural services.
Employment in the cultural sector
How many people work in the cultural sector? In 2015, the cultural sector employed 2.5% of the population of Spain. This figure is lower than the European average.
Cultural consumption: a question of taste or of price?
This article from the Social Observatory of "la Caixa" analyses the role played by education and income in people’s participation in cultural activities of different types.