Authors: Radimská, Radka
Pierre Bourdieu, the living legend of French sociological theory, died. His "grand theory" strives to answer almost all the key sociological questions of the 20 century: the question of power and dominance, social reproduction, symbolic violence, cultural practices, soc...
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...
Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The review article that analyses three recent contributions to the sociology of religion written by European scholars and provides general overview on various versions of European scientific approaches towards religion, also in comparison with the state of the art of American soc...
ADAPT2DC partnership aims to develop transferable strategies for the provision of innovative solutions to restructure the management of services and infrastructure in shrinking regions and cities from Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Slovenia.  
Project duration: 2011 - 2014
Educational Aspirations in a Comparative Perspective. The role of individual, contextual and structural factors in the formation of educational aspirations in OECD countries - Petr Matějů, Petr Soukup, Josef Basl
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...
Authors: Dudová, Radka
In the countries of the former Eastern bloc (and the USSR), abortion politics followed a different historical path than in Western Europe. In Czechoslovakia, abortion was made legal relatively early on, almost as soon as the social and political turmoil that followed World War II...
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...
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...
Authors: Křížková, Alena, Hašková, Hana
Preparation for the CR’s accession to the EU was the most important legitimizing force to promote gender equality in thecountry. Attitudes of the EU and Czech governmental officials and politicians towards gender equali...
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Seminář se koná ve čtvrtek 5. března 2009 v Sociologickém ústavu AV ČR, v.v.i., v zasedací místnosti č. 207, 2. patro v 14 hodin.
Authors: Křížková, Alena, Nagy, B., Mrčela Kanjuo, A.
In this article we compare the models of economic transition that have influenced changes in legislation and employment andsocial policies and have an impact on gender equality in the labour markets of three post-sociali...