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The Gender & Sociology Research Department is the key research institution  in the Czech Republic specialising in gender studies and feminist theory and methodology. The department publishes the transdisciplinary journal Gender and Research devoted to gender studies and femin...
Head of department: PhDr. Alena Křížková, Ph.D.
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Authors: Dudová Radka, Volejníčková Romana
Based on qualitative research of women that cared in the past or care now for their frail elderly mothers, this article aims to describe and explain some of the factors leading to the predominance of women in informal care for the elderly. The article builds on Sandra Harding’s a...
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Authors: Maříková, Hana
The study therefore aims to answer the question of whether in families where the father is involved in caring for children in the early stage of their lives there is an erosion of gender inequalities in the family, or whether what occurs is just a modification of the given status...
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Authors: Dudová, Radka, Hašková, Hana
Dudová, Radka, Hana Hašková. 2014. „Prekérní práce pečujících žen v kontextu ekonomické krize.“ Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum 15 (2): 19-32, http://dx.doi.org/10.13060/12130028.2014.15.2.128Abstract: In this article the authors examine the forms and exper...
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Authors: Uhde, Zuzana
This article develops a critical analysis of transformations of the idea and practice of women’s emancipation in late-modern Western society under the influence of globalizing advanced capitalism. It builds on analyses of feminist critical theory and critical globalization studie...
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Authors: Cidlinská, Kateřina, Havelková, Barbara
Many European states, including the Czech Republic, are facing high default rate on child support payments. In combination with a high divorce rate and, in some states, ineffective law enforcement, this has become a dire problem and one that has gender repercussions. In an effort...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Dudová, Radka
Economic transformation after 1989 and the global economic recession that began in 2008 have caused an increase in precarious work in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. As a result of refamilialization, precarious work acquired a specific form for women. We use the Czec...
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Authors: Uhde, Zuzana
The article focuses on analyzing the institution of hired domestic care in the context of global connections of social relations and changing social forms of care. In the first part, the author introduces the social context in which the market model of care and transnational care...
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Authors: Radka Dudová
The article explores the practices of elderly care in the Czech Republic from the life-course perspective, using qualitative research methodology: biographical interviews with women providing everyday care to their parents. The case of elderly care presents an opportunity to crit...
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Authors: Uhde, Zuzana
The author develops a critical diagnosis of the changing interpretations of the concept of emancipation of women due to broader socio-economic transformations and expansion of the market into most domains of social life. In the first part she briefly outlines the historical conte...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Dudová, Radka
The article compares the development of policies pertaining to care for preschool children inthe course of the second half of the 20th century in France and in the Czech Republic. It aims atidentifying the key factors that led to the differentiation of the policies and institutio...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
The article focuses on changes in availability and use of childcare and pre-school facilities after the Second World War in the Czech society during different periods of communist regime and during the post-1989 era. It studies how they are embedded in context of women’s pa...
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The Sociological Library is a modern specialised library, which is intended to serve the needs of researchers, students, and the wider academic community. Library collection contains just about 25 thousand volumes. All items are available for use in the library study hall and abo...
Head of department: Mgr. Nela Hesová
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Authors: Formánková, Lenka, Dobrotić, Ivana
This article considers women’s and men’s roles in the labour market and the different ways in which care-work is shared inSlovenia and the Czech Republic. Effective policy measures can prevent parenting of young children be...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Saxonberg, Steven
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite thepolitical and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during andbefore the communist era provides the best explanation for current childcare policies in Ce...

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