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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
The article provides analysis of the gradual institutionalization of the committees of the Czech Parliament between 1993 and 1999 and shows that in the committees, gradual expert and political professionalization of the deputies occurs ů deputies acquire a new type of supra-secto...
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza, Konopásek, Zdeněk, Zamykalová, Lenka
This article is based on a case study of a long-term public controversy over the construction of a highway bypass (around Plzen,Czech Republic). Two principal variants of the bypass were proposed. One of them began gradually to appear preferable, increasingly attractive for exper...
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Authors: Hájek, Martin (ed.)
This volume is comprised of the papers that were presented at the seminar “Hierarchy as a Strength and Weakness of Communist Rule”, which was held on 11-12 September 2003 at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague. The general purpose of the sem...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Jiří Kabele
Building upon a detailed study of the procedural arrangements and practices of Czech cabinet decision-making and law preparation in the years 1998–2004, the authors examine the question of whether the strategy of coping with legislative demands related to EU accession agend...
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Authors: Chylíková, Johana, Martin Buchtík
This article presents an analysis of the construct validity of the Right-Wing Authoritarianism (RWA) scale measured on a nationally representative sample of respondents in the Czech Republic. The authors – adhering to a paradigm of internationally comparative research – test whet...
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Authors: Uhde, Zuzana
The author focuses on a critical theory of justice and democracy by Iris M. Young. Young's normative approach to justice and the institutional framework of inclusive democracy develops out of her critique of injustice. In the first part the author explains Young's ap...
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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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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: 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: Mansfeldová, Z., P. Guasti, K. Vráblíková, J. Hronešová, T. Lacina, D. Gawrecká, E. Chiarani, E., M. De Gramatica, M. Angeli, A. Tedeschi, D. Rios Insua, J. Williams, M. Pellot, R. Ruprai
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Authors: Kennedy, Fiachra, Pat Lyons, Peter Fitzgerald
In this article we examine the opinion structure of Irish Labour party members and supporters. Our purpose is to test May's law of curvilinear disparity by dividing party members into two groups as outlined by Kitschelt. By focusing on ideological differences within political...
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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: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Zdenka Vajdová
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Jindřiška Syllová, Petra Rakušanová, Petr Kolář
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš
The article provides an overview of the surveys conducted among MPs of the Czech parliament between 1993 and 2005. It describes seven surveys conducted among MPs and one survey among members of the Senate. These surveys are characterised from the perspective of the content of the...
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Authors: Klíma, Michal, Zdenka Mansfeldová (eds.)
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Authors: Smith, Michael L.
This article compares the determinants of political participation, across 23 European countries, posing the question whether and to what degree social inequalities in political participation differ between post-communist and Western countries. The data for the analysis is from th...

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