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Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Allan McCutcheon, Jiří Večerník
The economic experiences and economic anxiety of rural and urban residents of the Czech and Slovak Republics during the postcommunist reforms are compared and related to their support for the reforms. The analysis is based on five national surveys, 1992–1996, collected by t...
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Anneli Kährik, Petr Sunega
The return of property expropriated during the communist period to previous owners or to their descendants (property restitution) led to the quick emergence of a private rental sector in many post-communist countries soon after 1990. This article compares the genesis of private r...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Zuzana Uhde (eds.)
The critical attention feminists have paid to the concept of citizenship has significantly contributed to the con¬temporary political imagination of citizenship. In this book the authors from the Czech Republic follow up on the feminist debate on citizenship and examine the i...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The article presents evidence on the development and patterns of self-employment in four CEE countries. In reference to completed research, the author points out the specific features of the development of these categories in the communist and market regimes. Next, he shows in mo...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Large statistical and sociological evidence is gathered to display changes in social structure of Czech society before and after 1989, with a special focus on economic inequalities.
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The beginning of the economic transition in all post-communist countries has caused a number of social problems. First, price liberalization has led to a general decrease in the purchasing power of incomes and thus has made an increasing part of the population vulnerable to pover...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The article presents a critical reading of opinion data on work and job values. Three cross-national surveys are used: the ISSP module on Work Orientations, the European Values Study, and the Households-Work-Flexibility survey. In the first part, some methodological problems are...
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Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Piguet, Virginie
This paper examines long-term trends in fertility and recent reversals in natural increase, net migration, and general fertility across residential contexts in the post-communist Czech Republic. Long-term differentials are analysed on the cumulative fertility of cohorts whose fer...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The aim of this study is to address the question of how inequalities in access to tertiary education have evolved in the Czech Republic. With an understanding of the basic parameters of both the contemporary political and institutional reforms and those in effect prior to Novembe...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková, M. Vohlídalová
This paper investigates how structural changes in Czech society brought about by the transition from the centrally planned state-socialist regime towards market-based capitalism, which impacts individual opportunities and choices. The intersectional approach and concept of social...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter identifies the main groups of households endangered by the decrease in financial affordability of housing in the Czech Republic during the transitional period. The current state-of-art of both national and local housing policies aiming to help those target groups are...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The chapter is based on World Value Survey data and describes the support for democracy and autocracy, political involvement, confidence in institutions, as well as attitudes relevant to an assessment of the ethos of political and civil community. In addition a hypothesis is exam...
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Authors: Guasti, Petra, Jessie Hronešová, Zdenka Mansfeldová (eds.)
As an outcome of a five-year international research project “RECON – Reconstituting democracy in Europe”, this volume presents country case studies of Central and East European countries and comparative findings from research on the transformation of collective...
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Jan Červenka, Lumír Gatnar, Pavel Kuchař, Karel Müller, Milan Tuček
The paper, which is based on statistical and sociological data, recounts development and changes in the Czech Republic during the period of post-communist transformation.
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří (ed.)
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter describes and evaluates the changes in housing policies in Central and Eastern European countries after 1989.
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Alexander Puzanov
The chapter describes and evaluates the rent setting and rent regulation in post-socialist transition countries; and development of new demand-side subsidies.
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega
The chapter compares the different strategies in social housing in 12 post-socialist transition states, evaluates their overall efficiency and effectiveness, and list the main factors behind the success of different strategies. Read more...

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