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Authors: Císař, Ondřej, Kateřina Vráblíková
The goal of this paper is to analyze the impact the EU has had on Czech women‟s groups since the 1990s. Drawing on both Europeanization and social movement theories, the first section defines the theoretical standpoint of the paper. The second section is focused on the impact of...
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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: Večerník, Jiří
Following the assumption that the middle class is important in the transition from communism to a democratic market society as its leading actor and guarantor of social integration, this paper presents evidence of the benefits it has gained from economic and social reforms. As th...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The chapter analyses history of cremation movement and related waves of construction of crematoria in highly secularized and modernistic society in the Czech lands throughout the 20th century.
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Authors: Garforth, Lisa, Alice Červinková
Chapter is concerned with times and timings at work in epistemic life-spaces. We divide our attention between trajectories and everyday time. The notion of trajectories draws attention to narrated time – the stories that collective and individual actors tell themselves abou...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zsolt Enyedi
The article examines four centre-right parties in East-Central Europe in order to assess the impact of ideology on party organization and revisit the thesis of organizational weakness in the region. The data collected indicate that, together with electoral success, inherited reso...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
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: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The article histrorically and sociologically analyses several waves of crematiria building in the Czech lands dutiny the 20th century.
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, David M. Olson, Petra Rakušanová (eds.)
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Authors: Dudová, Radka
The article draws on empirical qualitative research to identify the various ways in which separated or divorced fathers in theCzech Republic relate to the norm of father-provider. It offers an analysis of the plurality of men’s approa...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
A reference analysis of political changes which have occurred in Eastern Europe since the demise of communism. It offers historical, comparative perspectives of the region and also focuses on the social consequences of the transition, showing variations between countries in the s...
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Authors: Bernard, J., T. Kostelecký, V. Patočková
This paper analyses the possibilities and potential barriers of development of an Island of Innovation in the most innovative regions in a post-Communist country – the Czech Republic. The analysis concludes that the most innovative Czech regions are able to attract highly qualifi...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Zuzana Uhde (eds.)
The authors argue that the recognition of care and carers in society requires rethinking of the citizenship paradigm focused on paid work and ideal of the independent individual. The obstacles for gender equity are addressed by examining the social organisation of childcare as a...
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Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta
The paper focuses on perceptions and constructions of sexual harassment by students and the gap between students’ individual definitions and expert definitions of sexual harassment. The paper centres on two ma...
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Authors: Křížková, Alena, Marta Vohlídalová
The chapter is focused on the development of the position of women in the labour market and on the development of the conditions for work-life balance in the workplace historically from the 1950s to the present. We argue that the high employment of women does not automatically im...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
The article reviews cultural and structural explanations of low fertility in Central and Eastern Europe. Then it answers the following questions: What factors have influenced decisions on (not) entering parenthood in the Czec...
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Authors: Radimská, Radka
Pierre Bourdieu, the living legend of French sociological theory, died. His "grand theory" strives to answer almost all the key sociological questions of the 20 century: the question of power and dominance, social reproduction, symbolic violence, cultural practices, soc...
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Authors: Katrňák, Tomáš, Natalie Simonová, Laura Fónadová
This article examines secondary education in the Czech Republic between 2000 and 2010. We analyzed the consequences of educational expansion on odds to achieve secondary education with a school-leaving certificate (SLC) by social origin. We utilize the theories of maximally maint...
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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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