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Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences (IS CAS) in cooperation with Faculty of Social Sciences of the Charles University invites applications for one PhD fellowship on Legitimacy Crisis and Anti-Corruption (post-crisis strengthening of accountability to rule-of-law s...
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Authors: Hofäcker, Dirk, Jana Chaloupková
Based on data from the ESS, round 3 we investigate 1) to what degree there still exist standardized patterns in the timing and sequencing of family transitions, 2) the relationship between family patterns and socially established norms. Our results confirm that the degree of dest...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The chapter analyses history of cremation movement and related waves of construction of crematoria in highly secularized and modernistic society in the Czech lands throughout the 20th century.
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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: 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: 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: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega
The article attempts to answer the question about the future of housing system in the Czech Republic. Using the results from several attitude surveys and unique experiment, the authors tried to find out whether there is any chance of deviating from the path leading towards a hous...
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Authors: Vlachová, Klára, Blanka Řeháková
In this study the authors analyse Czech national identity after the split of Czechoslovakia and before accession to the European Union. National identity is understood here as a construct consisting of several elements, four of which the authors analyse: territorial identity (loc...
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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: Klenner, Christina, Hašková, Hana
We examine factors that have impact on mothers´ employment and childcare practices in Czech and East German societies. We argue that two different versions of the dual earner model developed in the former Czechoslovakia and...
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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 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: Lewis, Paul G., Zdenka Mansfeldová
The article presents an overview of the development and current state of research on political parties in Central and Eastern Europe and the level of integration so far achieved within the broader European political research community. Following this short overview the authors id...
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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: Sobotka, Tomáš, Anna Šťastná, Kryštof Zeman, Dana Hamplová, Vladimíra Kantorová
A profound transformation of family and fertility patterns has taken place in the Czech Republic after 1989. The rapidity of observed changes can be explained as the outcome of a simultaneous occurrence of several factors, especially the emergence of new opportunities competing w...
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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: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The article provides a strong theoretical basis for a study of Czech emigration to the West and the return of the emigrants in the 1990s, which spreads from P. Berger´s and T. Luckmann´s theory of socialization, and compares it with a point of view of socio-economics,...

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