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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: Brokl, Lubomír, Zdenka Mansfeldová
This provocative and stimulating book argues that the structures and processes of elite politics in postcommunist Eastern Europe are critical determinants of democracy and political stability in the region. The East European regime transition were initiated and carried through pr...
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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: 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: Felt, Ulrike (ed.)
Ulrike Felt is professor of social studies of science since 1999 and head of Vienna STS department. After having finished her PhD in theoretical physics at the University of Vienna in 1983, she worked for nearly five years in an interdisciplinary research team of science historia...
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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: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
Accountability is a problem in every democracy, and particularly in countries currently building a democratic system and market economy. The chapter analyses the policy between parliament and government in connection with the problem of responsibility and accountability in the Cz...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Hana Maříková, Zuzana Uhde
We argue that despite the assumption that there was a cohesive ideology of care during the communist regime, changes in ideologies, institutional settings and practices of childcare came about in Czechoslovakia in different decades. Reasons for post-1989 childcare in Czech societ...
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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: Lewis, Paul G., Zdenka Mansfeldová (eds.)
The European Union and Party Politics in Central and Eastern Europe examines the influence of the EU on the party politics of the eight post-communist countries that joined the Union in 2004, as well as that of Bulgaria and Romania, from the 1990s and through the first 18 months...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The potential provided by survey data for studying simultaneous changes in earnings disparities, inequality of household income, and the connections between them has thus far been underexploited. This paper presents various data on four Central and East European (CEE) countries,...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš
The article provides an overview of the surveys conducted among MPs of the Czech parliament between 1993 and 2005. It describes seven surveys conducted among MPs and one survey among members of the Senate. These surveys are characterised from the perspective of the content of the...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Klenner, Christina
We examine pre1989 and post1989 work-care models in Czech, Slovak and East German societies. Once problems of the modernized gender model emerged, Czechoslovakia and GDR set two distinct policy paths and differences in work-care practices and values...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
The European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) set of surveys are an important source of comparative statistical data. EU-SILC provides data on income, living conditions, poverty and social exclusion, material deprivation: topics of growing interest to sc...
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Authors: Tholen, Jochen, Ludovit Czíria, Eike Hemmer, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Ewa Sharman

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