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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: 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: 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: Šafr, Jiří, Julia Häuberer (eds.)
The monograph deals with stratification by means of interaction distances: analyses of Bogardus scale for occupational categories / friendship patterns and in-depth interviews. We pursue 1. homophily (like-me) hypothesis, 2. existence of subjective social class boundaries, 3. ima...
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Authors: Šafr, Jiří
The monograph deals with stratification by means of interaction distances: analyses of Bogardus scale for occupational categories / friendship patterns and in-depth interviews. We pursue 1. homophily (like-me) hypothesis, 2. existence of subjective social class boundaries, 3. ima...
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
Technology has become a key vehicle and index of the societal impact of science. Technology’s dominant image, both in science and technology studies (STS) and in science policies, is one of a material device or a complex procedure using machines with ori...
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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: Fialová, Kamila, Martina Mysíková
This paper aims to quantify the impact of social benefi ts on labour market participation in the Czech Republic and provides a comparison with selected European countries. It applies the logistic regression to estimate the probability of labour market participation depending on s...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana, Michaela Vojtková
In this chapter the authors focus on the integration of foreigners into so-called ‘core’ institutions, which determine a migrant’s socioeconomic status, opportunities, and available resources. Special attention is given to the access to the social security syste...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter describes the development of former state rental housing and analyses the possibilities of introduction of social housing system in the Czech Republic. The current social consequences of rent regulation are carefully assessed and potential steps for its reform are out...
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Authors: Hegedüs, Amann, W., Martin Lux, E. Springler
The chapter describes and evaluates the development of both market-based housing finance and social housing finance in post-socialist transition countries.
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter describes and evaluates the history and recent state-of-art of social housing in the Czech Republic.
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega
The chapter compares the different strategies in social housing in 12 post-socialist transition states, evaluates their overall efficiency and effectiveness, and list the main factors behind the success of different strategies. Read more...
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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: 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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