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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza, Konopásek, Zdeněk, Zamykalová, Lenka
This article is based on a case study of a long-term public controversy over the construction of a highway bypass (around Plzen,Czech Republic). Two principal variants of the bypass were proposed. One of them began gradually to appear preferable, increasingly attractive for exper...
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Authors: Hofäcker, Dirk, Jana Chaloupková
Based on data from the ESS, round 3 we investigate 1) to what degree there still exist standardized patterns in the timing and sequencing of family transitions, 2) the relationship between family patterns and socially established norms. Our results confirm that the degree of dest...
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Authors: Smith, Michael L., Petr Matějů
Two decades ago, scholars predicted that the economic and political transformations underway in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe would be accompanied by fundamental shifts in societal values and norms. Unlike political reforms, changes in societal norms were beli...
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Authors: Hofäcker, Dirk, Jana Chaloupková
Throughout recent decades, a gradual shift away from an early contract-ed and simple life course pattern which dominated in the 1950s and 1960s to late protracted and more complex patterns could be observed within European countries. Yet, despite multiple cross-national similarit...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Jehlička, Petr
The article analyses the fortunes of the Geens in the 2002 General Election in the Czech Republic. The path of development ofthe Greens from the promissing party with good brand name and unkown and somewhat sus...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
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: Petr Matějů, Michael L. Smith, Simona Weidnerová, Petra Anýžová
Purpose – Consistent with dual-process models of behaviour, Miles (2015) has shown that Schwartz’ basic values can provide a valuable framework for empirically analysing the role of values and cultural contexts in driving human behaviour. The purpose of this paper is to contribut...
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Authors: Chaloupková, Jana, Petra Šalamounová
Based on data from the European Social Survey 2002, this chapter compares attitudes towards immigration across European countries. Using aggregated data about numbers and structure of immigrants in European countries and indicators of country’s economic situation, this chap...
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Authors: Trusinová, Romana
This article examines travel as a form of consumption behaviour. It begins by presenting some of the ideas outlined in Gilles Lipovetsky’s Le bonheur paradoxal. Then, using tourism statistics and statements of young people recorded in a qualitative study, it looks at how mu...
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
European institutions as well as member states have been recently promoting participatory procedures that are proclaimed to contribute to the legitimacy of political regimes and decision-making processes. Discussing three cases in the controversy over GMOs in the Czech Republic a...
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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: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The book deals with employment problems and labour relations in Czech Republic in System Transition and covers macro-, mezzo- and micro-level. Besides economic development, employment problems, interest representation of employers and employees the attention is paid also to the c...
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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: Nešporová, Olga
The paper introduces the specific features of contemporary last rites in the CR. The history of cremation and the introduction of the civil funeral ceremony during the communist era are briefly mentioned since the author is convinced that current death rituals as practised by the...
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Authors: Nešporová, Olga
The study aims to analytically interlink the optics of individuals and households and focus on their demographic and socio-economic behaviour since 1989 in the Czech Republic, and compare these observations with other EU countries, primarily those of Central Eastern Europe (CEE)....
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Authors: Řeháková, Blanka
The study acquaints readers with two methods of measuring value orientations developed by S.H.Schwartz. Attention is focused especially on the Portrait Values Questionnaire that was used in the European Social Survey in 2002 and 2004. The analysis in the study uses ESS 2002 data...
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Authors: Anýžová, Petra
This article investigates and tests the relationship between values (PVQ scale) and personality traits (NEO-FFI) using non-recursive structural modelling while controlling for other potentially significant variables (e.g. age, gender, attractiveness, cognitive skills), an approac...

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