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The Council of the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, public research institution, is taking applications for the Director of the Institute.
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Authors: Křížková, Alena, Penner, Andrew M., Petersen, Trond
Using firm-level data from the Czech Republic in the years 1998, 2002, and 2004, we examine whether the introduction of legislative measures for gender equality connected with the accession to the European Unio...
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Authors: Vinopal, Jiří
The Discussion of Subjective Quality of Working Life Indicators. This article discusses the main types of methodological approaches to the examination of subjective working life quality. In particular, it points out their common traits and differences and therefore shows their po...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
To what extent and in what ways does work influence fertility plans? The issue of job instability influences mainly men, the issue of combining work and care pertains mainly women. The chapter explains...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The changing social status of pensioners is structured according to stylized periods. The communist regime shifted pensioners to the margins of society. The democratic transition empowered pensioners as voters. Debate about pension reform is reported then and the possible impact...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrease in the symbolic capital of workers in the blue-collar and service fields, and in the context of a familiali...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Saxonberg, Steven
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite thepolitical and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during andbefore the communist era provides the best explanation for current childcare policies in Ce...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This book examines the income distributional experience of fifteen developed economies over the past two decades. It considers the effects on the inequality of household income of the development of individual earnings, unemployment, inflation, public sector transfers and taxes,...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
I Would Take any Job, but…: Biographies of Low-Educated Women at the Intersection of Class and Gender. The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrea...
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This five year project will examine the Czech Society using a household panel survey research design. This study will focus on five themes: Family life, health, time use and income management; Education and the labour market; Social stratification; Housing choices and inequalitie...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Klenner, Christina
We examine pre1989 and post1989 work-care models in Czech, Slovak and East German societies. Once problems of the modernized gender model emerged, Czechoslovakia and GDR set two distinct policy paths and differences in work-care practices and values...
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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: Večerník, Jiří
The beginning of the economic transition in all post-communist countries has caused a number of social problems. First, price liberalization has led to a general decrease in the purchasing power of incomes and thus has made an increasing part of the population vulnerable to pover...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The book deals with employment problems and labour relations in Czech Republic in System Transition and covers macro-, mezzo- and micro-level. Besides economic development, employment problems, interest representation of employers and employees the attention is paid also to the c...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
A summary of evidence on the development of poverty in the Czech Republic since 1989 is provided. First, the new sources of poverty after 1989 are described. Second, a variety of measurements that reveal different faces of poverty are presented. Third, the relative ease with whic...
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Authors: Křížková, Alena, Hana Maříková, Radka Dudová, Zdenek Sloboda
The paper focuses on organisations and the conditions for working parents in terms of combining work and care and how those conditions are set up and negotiated in organisations. The research draws on three case studies comparing pairs of companies active in the Czech Republic an...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Changes in the labor market are observed on the base of recent surveys from various points of view: 1. the production and utilization of human capital; 2. work incentives and rewards; 3. private ownership and job allocation; 4. work perspectives and unemployment. The transitory p...
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Authors: Šafr, Jiří, Julia Häuberer
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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