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Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta (ed.)
The publication brings fifteen portraits of couples where both partners work in science, research or teach at a higher education institutions. Interviews focused on couples from different academic disciplines and in different life stages. They included young Ph.D. students with c...
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Authors: Křížková, Alena
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
Science policies and science studies largely share an understanding of scientific knowledge and objects as immutable mobiles. This article shows how the analysis of research assessment in a non-Anglophone country and its effects on social sciences can shed new light on this...
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Authors: Čermák, Daniel, Renáta Mikešová, Jana Stachová
This article deals with the factors influencing the degree of trust in political institutions at three levels of government in the Czech Republic (national, regional and local) in two dissimilar regions in the time of economic crisis in 2009, the year when citizens of the Czech R...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Petr Soukup
The main objective of this paper is to show to what extent and why students with the same academic aptitude but different social backgrounds have different odds of entering university. For our analysis, we separated primary and secondary factors of social origin in the formation...
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Authors: Toš, N., K.H. Müller, Z. Fábián, J. Krejčí, M. Zielinski (eds.)
The aim of the book is twofold, (1) to provide a comparative summaries on Central and Eastern Europe focused on a variety of topics, ranging from work flexibility to the role of women, (2) to present new ways for comparative research, one with help of new visualisation tools and...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Daniel Čermák
This study is based on the first stage of research on political change in metropolitan areas in the Czech Republic, conducted within the framework of the International Metropolitan Observatory Project (IMO). In the first part of the study the authors examine how metropolitan area...
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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
Based on a discourse analysis of Czech media coverage of EU Constitutional ratification and rejection between October 2004 and October 2005, this article identifies and analyses the following aspects of the Czech debate: (1) A shift from substantive towards procedural issues with...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The purpose of this article is to assess the specific features of earnings differentials in Czechoslovakia and their change over time. Various explanatory hypotheses are submitted for understanding personal income distribution under the system of state socialism. Analysis of vari...
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Jan Červenka, Lumír Gatnar, Pavel Kuchař, Karel Müller, Milan Tuček
The paper, which is based on statistical and sociological data, recounts development and changes in the Czech Republic during the period of post-communist transformation.
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana
The text focuses on the relationship between life satisfaction and marital status in 4 central European countries. While it confirms the positive effect of marriage on life satisfaction but it does not support a hypothesis that the effect of marital status will be mediate by the...
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Authors: Mitchell, Eva
Paper explores the character and impact of financial pro-family measures in a number of European countries. A micro-level analysis is applied to examine how much financial benefit is obtained by different types of families using a Model Family Method. The key questions addressed...
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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, Barbora Špicarová Stašková
The article examines the perception of national and European identities from the viewpoint of political and economic elite. It examines the components of both identities, the relationship between national and European identities. The study is based on quantitative survey and comp...
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Authors: Lewis, Paul G., Zdenka Mansfeldová
The article presents an overview of the development and current state of research on political parties in Central and Eastern Europe and the level of integration so far achieved within the broader European political research community. Following this short overview the authors id...
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Authors: Smith, Michael L.
This chapter overviews legislation on local referendums in the Czech Republic from the early 1990s to the present. It also provides data on the number and kinds of local referendums that have taken place over that time, and discusses factors that shape referendum turnout. The cha...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter describes and evaluates the changes in housing policies in Central and Eastern European countries after 1989.

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