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...
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: 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...
4. 5. 2017
Sociologický ústav AV ČR, v.v.i., a katedra sociologie Institutu sociologických studií FSV UK si Vás dovolují pozvat na jarní cyklus Čtvrtečních sociologických seminářů.
This five year project will examine the Czech Society using a household panel survey research design. This study will focus on five themes: Family life, health, time use and income management; Education and the labour market; Social stratification; Housing choices and inequalitie...
Authors: Simonová, Natalie
From August 19 to August 27, 2004, the University of Southampton, U.K., became the venue of a workshop on the Theory and practice in the analysis of longitudinal data. The workshop was organised by the European Science Foundation as part of the programme Quantitative Methods in t...
Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Tomáš Katrňák
The paper provides a survey of the key thematic and methodological milestones in research into educational inequalities. It focuses on authors and concepts that introduced major innovations and contributed to significant advancements in the analysis and knowledge of educational i...
Authors: Dudová, Radka
The chapter deals with the use of narration of life stories as research methodology in the sociological research, specifically in theresearch of the fatherhood after divorce in the Czech Republic. 
Authors: Šimon, Martin
The article focuses on Czech/German ethnic boundary from former interwar Czechoslovakia and its persistence (or transience) in electoral behaviour in selected post-1989 elections. In the analytical part of the article links between populations in regions and electoral r...
Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
A new collection that analyses how exactly comparison -- as a particular type of social scientific practice -- is done, while assessing some of its opportunities and limitations. It features case studies of comparative practices that range from colonial architecture, to hacking c...
Authors: Lyons, Pat
This book deals with empirical research using political survey data and is primarily intended for anyone exploring politics in the Czech Republic using quantitative data. Many of the themes addressed in this study have application to the use of quantitative political data in othe...
Authors: Řeháková, Blanka
The study acquaints readers with two methods of measuring value orientations developed by S.H.Schwartz. Attention is focused especially on the Portrait Values Questionnaire that was used in the European Social Survey in 2002 and 2004. The analysis in the study uses ESS 2002 data...
Authors: Vinopal, Jiří
A new tool has been designed to measure the quality of working life in the Czech Republic, based on subjective assessments of workers. The tool is based on standard, large-scale questionnaire surveys. It aims to map a wide range of aspects characterising working life, while takin...
Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
Authors: Krejčí, Jindřich
The chapter provides a brief description of the standardisation background and practice in the Czech survey research giving also two examples, application of international standard classifications of education and definitions of the household, used in survey research.
Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Piguet, Virginie
This paper examines long-term trends in fertility and recent reversals in natural increase, net migration, and general fertility across residential contexts in the post-communist Czech Republic. Long-term differentials are analysed on the cumulative fertility of cohorts whose fer...
13. 2. 2014 - 14. 2. 2014
Všichni účastníci budou mít možnost představit svůj aktuální výzkum nebo práci a diskutovat se svými kolegy nejen z České republiky, ale i ze zahraničí z různých odborných oblastí. Ačkoli konference je primárně zaměřena na studenty doktorského studia demografie, všichni mladí (ne...
The Sociological Library is a modern specialised library, which is intended to serve the needs of researchers, students, and the wider academic community. Library collection contains just about 25 thousand volumes. All items are available for use in the library study hall and abo...
Head of department: Mgr. Nela Hesová
12. 9. 2014 - 13. 9. 2014
Sheila McNamee & Kenneth Gergen
TAOS Institute Europe, Institute of Sociology at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and Narativ Brno present: