Understanding and measuring consumption motives in the performing arts

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Currently, there is no common understanding of categorizing, conceptualizing, and measuring consumption motives in the performing arts. Study one presents the results of forty-seven semi-structured, in-depth interviews and deepens the understanding of consumption motives. A new framework consisting of cultural and social motives is introduced. This framework is tested in the second study. Here, a quantitative instrument is developed. The results of the principal components analysis refine the framework and demonstrate the following consumption motives: cultural aesthetics (with two dimensions: artistic value and enjoyment of beauty), cultural relaxation, cultural stimulation, social bonding, social attraction, social distinction, and social duty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-135
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Arts Management Law and Society
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Consumption motives
  • cultural motives
  • framework
  • measurement tool
  • performing arts
  • social motives

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Understanding and measuring consumption motives in the performing arts'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this