Entered keyword "politics (and political attitudes)" yielded 57 results.
Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Petr Soukup
The aim of this work was to identify the trends in the influence of socio-economic, cultural and gender factors in the reproduction of educational inequality in access to tertiary education in the five chosen countries (CR, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany and Poland) between 1955 an...
Authors: Hamplová, Dana, Céline Le Bourdais
This study investigates the relative similarity of educational assortative mating patterns among young married and cohabiting couples using Canadian census data from 2001. It contrasts the patterns observed in Quebec with those observed elsewhere in Canada, as these regions displ...
Authors: Matějů, Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The aim of this study is to address the question of how inequalities in access to tertiary education have evolved in the Czech Republic. With an understanding of the basic parameters of both the contemporary political and institutional reforms and those in effect prior to Novembe...
Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Piguet, Virginie
This paper examines long-term trends in fertility and recent reversals in natural increase, net migration, and general fertility across residential contexts in the post-communist Czech Republic. Long-term differentials are analysed on the cumulative fertility of cohorts whose fer...
Authors: Matějů, Petr, Michael L. Smith
This article analyzes changes in the determination of Czech educational aspirations from 1989 to 2003, on the basis of social origin, ability, gender and other factors. The empirical research is based on a comparison of Czech data from the "Rodina ’89" and the 200...
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...
Public Opinion Research Centre, Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic tel./fax: +420 286 840 129, +420 210 310 59
Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences is one of the seven partners in TEACHENER, a project co-financed by the Erasmus+ strategic partnerships programme of the European Commission, which aims to integrate social sciences and humanities into teaching about energy....
Project duration: 2016 - 2019
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...
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...
Authors: Matějů, Petr, Petr Soukup, Josef Basl
The aim of the paper is to assess the effect of education system stratification, its vocational specificity and permeability on the formation of educational aspirations in OECD countries participating in PISA 2003. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of ability, gender, and...
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...
Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana
The article presents and discusses the results a national survey of migrant workers. The key issue addressed in the text is the educational level and qualification skills of labour immigrants and their position of the Czech labour market.
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...
Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This article draws on income surveys from the last two decades to report on trends in earnings disparities and household income inequality in the Czech Republic. Education has been the main axis of change in this area, having acquired a much greater role in the entire process of...
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...
Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Rehan Mullick, Frederick O. Lorenz, Jiří Večerník, Allan McCutcheon
Educated Czechs fared poorly during the communist regime (1948-89) but havedone relatively well since the Velvet Revolution. This phase change is consistentwith transition theory and suggests that educated Czechs may be more supportiveof the postcommunist reforms as a consequence...
Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Dimonik Antonowitz
This article aims to compare development in tackling educational inequalities and attempt to evaluate their policies and reforms from the beginning of socialism to-date in the Czech Republic and Poland. A considerable difference in the number of higher education institutions emer...
Authors: Simonová, Natalie
The text gives information about the international conference “Expected and Unexpected Consequences of the Educational Expansion“, organised between 8th and 13th July 2007 by dr. Andreas Hadjar and prof. Rolf Becker from Abteilung Bildungssoziologie at Universität Ber...
Authors: Konečný, Tomáš, Josef Basl, Jan Mysliveček, Natalie Simonová
The study compares the potential effects of a university admission exam model based on program-specific knowledge and an alternative model relying on general study aptitude (GSA) in the context of a strongly stratified educational system with considerable excess of demand over su...