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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš
The presented study deals with the political consequences of the suburbanization process in the four largest metropolitan areas in the Czech Republic after 1989. The aggregate socio-economic data on the level of municipalities are used first for the creation of typology of suburb...
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Authors: Řeháková, Blanka, Klára Vlachová
The article analyses two types of subjective mobility between 1988 and 1993. It asks how people evaluate the changes in their social status and economic situation and seeks to identify the links with certain objective social characteristics (which fix the position...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Petra Rakušanová
The text aims to explain the voting unity in the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic building upon data from the years 1998ů2002. The article presents basic institutional rules which should lead to the unity of political parties in the Czech Parliament and...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
National rather than regional party systems are the norm in most democratic states.The link between party system nationalization and the individual voter has not been examined in the same detail. Here this link is explored using an ecological inference analysis of vote switching....
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Authors: Kennedy, Fiachra, Pat Lyons, Peter Fitzgerald
In this article we examine the opinion structure of Irish Labour party members and supporters. Our purpose is to test May's law of curvilinear disparity by dividing party members into two groups as outlined by Kitschelt. By focusing on ideological differences within political...
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Authors: Vlachová, Klára
This article deals primarily with voting patterns during elections to the Chamber of Representatives. The new trends in voting patterns [Matějů and Vlachová 1997] that emerged during the Senate elections are not considered in the article. Information on voting patt...
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Authors: Kitschelt, Herbert, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Radoslaw Markowski, Gábor Tóka
Post-Communist Party Systems examines democratic party competition in four post-communist polities in the mid- 1990's, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Polan d. Legacies of pre-communist rule turn out to play as much a role in accounting for differences as the insti...
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Authors: Vlachová, Klára
This study introduces basic models of voting behaviour and describes in greater detail the findings and starting points of the model of party identification. It recapitulates findings related to the voting behaviour in the Czech Republic throughout the nineties, as well as the re...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Klára Vlachová
This article is an attempt to identify the role of politically relevant values and attitudes in voting behaviour in the Czech Republic. In view of the results of earlier analyses, which show there has been a process of intense crystallization of left–right political axis of...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
The Second-Order Election Thesis (SOET) is one of a family of multi-level electoral behaviour theories that was specifically developed to explain changes in voting behaviour in general and European elections. Our analyses indicate that the patterns of voting behaviour predicted b...
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Authors: Jehlička, Petr, Tomáš Kostelecký, Luděk Sýkora
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Authors: Pat Lyons and Rita Kindlerová (eds.)
Do Czechs want equality?Are Czechs a nation of grumblers?Are Czechs prejudiced?How do Czechs spend their time?Czexit?What do Czechs think about migrants and do Czechs fear foreigners?Price of the book 350 CZK or US$14 (552 pages)The book is available from a number of on...
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Authors: Josef Bernard, Tomáš Kostelecký, Martin Šimon
Článek se věnuje problematice kontextových vlivů na volební chování. V části českéodborné literatury bylo konstatováno, že vliv prostorového kontextu na volební chování v Česku je nevýrazný a že převážnou část teritoriální diferenciace volebních výsledků lze vysvětlit j...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin
The article focuses on Czech/German ethnic boundary from former interwar Czechoslovakia and its persistence (or transience) in electoral behaviour in selected post-1989 elections. In the analytical part of the article links between populations in regions and electoral r...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zdenka Mansfeldová
The text focuses on the impact of European integration on Czech party system. European integration has undoubtedly influenced Czech political parties, but the influence has neither been destabilizing nor instrumental in the formation of new parties. European issues, both in terms...

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