Festival statistics: key concepts and current practices [Recurs electrònic]

UNESCO. Institute for Statistics.
ISBN: 9789291891733.Publisher: Montreal : UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2015Description: 59 p. : digital, fitxer PDF (1,83 MB).Series: 2009 UNESCO framework for cultural statistics handbook: 3Online resources: E-Doc | E-Link Summary: Festivals can provide substantive income and generate tourism at both local and national levels. There is growing recognition of the importance of collecting data in this field, particularly to gauge the social and economic contributions of festivals to host societies. This requires a greater understanding of how festivals can be measured and data collected in a standardised, systematic manner based on existing models and current practices. This handbook presents the theories, concepts and practices that are currently used in the effective measuring of festivals across the globe. It identifies prevailing theoretical perspectives on measuring festivals; current policy constructs concerning the collection of data on festivals; as well as best practices and processes for festival data collection and statistics based on experience from around the world. (Font: Editor)
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
No physical items for this record

Festivals can provide substantive income and generate tourism at both local and national levels. There is growing recognition of the importance of collecting data in this field, particularly to gauge the social and economic contributions of festivals to host societies. This requires a greater understanding of how festivals can be measured and data collected in a standardised, systematic manner based on existing models and current practices. This handbook presents the theories, concepts and practices that are currently used in the effective measuring of festivals across the globe. It identifies prevailing theoretical perspectives on measuring festivals; current policy constructs concerning the collection of data on festivals; as well as best practices and processes for festival data collection and statistics based on experience from around the world. (Font: Editor)

Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A review of current techniques for assessing festivals -- 3. Best practice in measuring festivals: The case of Australia and South Africa -- 4. Recommendations -- Bibliography -- List of boxes -- List of tables -- List of figures

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer

Powered by Koha

Iconos diseñados por Freepik desde www.flaticon.com con licencia CC 3.0 BY