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The Council of the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, public research institution, is taking applications for the Director of the Institute.
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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...
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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: 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: 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...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrease in the symbolic capital of workers in the blue-collar and service fields, and in the context of a familiali...
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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: Křížková, Alena, Penner, Andrew M., Petersen, Trond
Using firm-level data from the Czech Republic in the years 1998, 2002, and 2004, we examine whether the introduction of legislative measures for gender equality connected with the accession to the European Unio...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
I Would Take any Job, but…: Biographies of Low-Educated Women at the Intersection of Class and Gender. The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrea...
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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...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Klenner, Christina
We examine pre1989 and post1989 work-care models in Czech, Slovak and East German societies. Once problems of the modernized gender model emerged, Czechoslovakia and GDR set two distinct policy paths and differences in work-care practices and values...
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Authors: Fialová, Kamila, Martina Mysíková
This paper aims to quantify the impact of social benefi ts on labour market participation in the Czech Republic and provides a comparison with selected European countries. It applies the logistic regression to estimate the probability of labour market participation depending on s...
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Authors: Langraf, Christin and Zdenka Mansfeldová
The chapter provides an overview of the Vienna Memorandum Group and its activities. WMG is an example of multilateral cooperation between branch trade unions, from both the new (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary) and the old (Austria, Germany – Bavaria) EU member states in...
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Authors: Vinopal, Jiří
This article reviews the measurement of perceptions of quality of working life in the Czech Republic over the last two decades. It summarizes the basic results of key surveys and elaborates some of methodological aspects of measurement. In this regard it introduces the original c...
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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...

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