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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš
The aim of the text is to study interaction of the regional, national and European influences in the pre-accession Czech Republic in thesphere of public administration and regional policy. Special attention was paid to the role of the Committee of the Regions,...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The book contains a description and evaluation of the housing system reform in the Czech Republic constituting part of the transition from centrally planned to market economy. It addresses two goals: to evaluate housing subsidy reforms by applying improved methods of welfare econ...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This study tries to demonstrate the links between the social structure and social policies. Using a socio-economic approach it exhibits four types of socio-economic friction that develop between the middle class and other groups, between the new and the old middle class, between...
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Authors: Blum, S., L. Formánková, I. Dobrotič
The economic crisis has significantly challenged national welfare states and has often led to retrenchment. The question arises how countries have reacted to the crisis in the area of family policy – not directly connected to rising unemployment and also not as demanding fo...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The development and controversies relating to Czech social policy after 1989 are described. The ambivalent character of the communist welfare state is considered first and its theoretical alternatives outlined second. After early energetic changes, stagnation has reigned since th...
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza, Garforth, Lisa
Recently there have been pleas for STS to make a difference in how science policies are constructed and enacted. Much less remarked upon is the possibility that there may be troubling alignments between science studies and researc...
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Authors: Schwarzenberger, Astrid (ed.)
The aim of this project was to provide reliable data and information on the real and effective distribution of (teaching-related) costs of higher education. The shares of public and private costs were calculated for students of different socio-economic origin, reflecting social d...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
First we focus on the specific phases of the labour market as it developed in the 1990s. Second, we observe the changing composition of the labour force and labour mobility. Third, we examine the vulnerable categories of people. Policies, active labour market policies in particul...
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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: Lux, Martin (ed.)
Housing is not a simple category that can be viewed from a single perspective. On one hand, housing is one of the basic human needs and the right to adequate housing has been classified as a basic human right. On the other hand, housing constitutes a special type of private prope...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The paper provides brief list of changes in rental and ownership housingsector during the transition in the Czech Republic. The complete analysisof housing expenditures of all Czech households as well as analysis of housingexpenditures of different social categories of households...
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Authors: Nešporová, Olga
Roadside memorials provide a relatively new, personalised expression of grief that expands private mourning into the public domain. Czech roadside memorials generally take the form of permanent constructions to remind travellers of both the accident and the deceased; most often y...
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Authors: Tomay Kyra, Lea Kőszeghy, Lívia Kelenné Török, Martin Šimon
The e-book is especially targeted to practitioners at the local and regional level who face demographic change (ageing, population shrinking, selective migration) in their everyday work, or will be possibly exposed to such changes in the future. Information provided in the e-book...
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Authors: Illner, Michal, Daniel Čermák, Tomáš Kostelecký, Jana Stachová
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Authors: Soukupová, Eva
Using the model family method and child benefit packages this text illustrates how family policies in seventeen European countries deal with New Social Risk through the financial support provided to families by governments.
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Authors: Marcin Baron, Artur Ochojski, Adam Polko, Katarzyna Warzecha, Martin Šimon
The study challenges cost analysis of local public service across countries of Central Europe. The relations of economic features and demographic change characteristics have been investigated. Central Europe Programme co-financed the initiative as its strategic project...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
Growing difference in Czech men’s and Czech women’s (more liberal) attitudes towards gender roles is analyzed; a shift in income poverty structure towards bigger inclusion of households with children in the country is focused;...

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