Transformativeness and perspectives of work in posttransitional Croatia: concepts, symbolism and effects

This project is focused on the anthropological concept of work and devotes its theoretical and fieldwork research to themes such as: work culture in conditions of strikes, unemployment, precarity and unpaid salaries; unemployment and the culture of survival, innovative models of survival and changes in the concept of life; alternative economies and gender distribution of poverty in family and society; diachronic research of changes in the concept of work itself (from the socialist period until present), where in particular, practices of voluntary (physical) work will be researched, but also some aspects of intellectual work and work in cultural production; research is directed also to special interests such as counterculture of work and crisis and marginal phenomenology of work (for instance, work gaining  bureaucratic or celebrity characteristics).