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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Jindřiška Syllová, Petra Rakušanová, Petr Kolář
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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: Vašát, Petr, Daniel Čermák
The goal of this paper is to describe linguistic and issue differences in election manifestos of the parties involved in the Czech 2012 regional election and contribute to a better understanding of second-order election (SOE) theory on a discursive level. The year 2012 brought tw...
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Authors: Ménard, France-Pascale, Dana Hamplová, Cécile Le Bourdais
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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, 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: 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: Šimon, Martin, Bernard, Josef
The development of the Czech countryside differs in many ways from trajectories typical for Eastern and Central European rural areas in the last 25 years. In our article, we discuss the nature of the ‘Czech exceptionalism’, with reference to three examp...
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Authors: Klíma, Michal, Zdenka Mansfeldová (eds.)
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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: 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: 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: 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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