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Authors: Martin, Šimon
A key issue in socio-economic geography is to understand how regional and social polarisation shapes the territorial organisation of society. We argue that effects of polarisation are not translated simply and straightforwardly in a whole region, but vary to a large extent with r...
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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...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie
This paper analysed the hypothesis of the growing influence of family (social) origin on success in the transition between secondary and post-secondary school in the 1990s. The family origin of the respondent was indicated through the father's education and his socio-economic...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Michael L. Smith, 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...
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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...
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Authors: Stöckelová, T., T. Virtová
This paper is a case study of the genesis, operation and, in particular, the educationaleffects of a participatory website established and run by students of one of the largestuniversities in the Czech Republic, the purpose of which is to enable students to sharestudy materials,...
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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...
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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: Simonová, Natalie, Petr Soukup
This article traces the effect of socio-economic, cultural, and gender factors on the reproduction of educational inequalities in access to tertiary education in the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, and Sweden. While this text follows up on previous analyses, the aut...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The chapter addresses a hypothesis according to which inequality in access to higher education did not decrease during socialism, while it has grown during the post-communist transformation. The analysis revealed that the only significant change that occurred during socialism was...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, David Greger
The book addresses the issue of inequality and inequity in access to education, with a particular emphasis on the role of educational policies. It does so by providing an overview of the main theoretical approaches to the issue and an inventory of existing indicators on which the...

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