Life Quality of Professional Musicians in Split County

By Ina Reić Ercegovac, Tea Gutović and Renata Relja.

Published by The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies

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The context of economic transition has a considerable influence on the Croatian labor market. Economic instability, high unemployment rates, business insecurity and part-time jobs are only a few among many characteristics affecting the quality of life of an individual in Croatia. The influence of music on the producing culture and society depends on the social position and perspective of the musicians who write, compose and perform music and, by doing so, transfer their message to the public. With the aim of exploring the life quality of professional musicians in the Split County, Croatia, Union Split. Dissatisfaction with the poor economic situation in Croatia does not affect their personal life satisfaction.

Keywords: Life Quality, Music, Socio-economic Aspects

The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Volume 10, Issue 4, October 2015, pp.13-25. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published Online: November 3, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 589.228KB)).

Dr. Ina Reić Ercegovac

Assisstant Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia

Tea Gutović

Master's Student, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia

Dr. Renata Relja

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia