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Deadline for submitting abstracts: 30 October, 2013 (max. 250 words)
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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...
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Authors: Sobotka, Tomáš, Anna Šťastná, Kryštof Zeman, Dana Hamplová, Vladimíra Kantorová
A profound transformation of family and fertility patterns has taken place in the Czech Republic after 1989. The rapidity of observed changes can be explained as the outcome of a simultaneous occurrence of several factors, especially the emergence of new opportunities competing w...
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Authors: Smith, Michael L., Petr Matějů
Two decades ago, scholars predicted that the economic and political transformations underway in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe would be accompanied by fundamental shifts in societal values and norms. Unlike political reforms, changes in societal norms were beli...
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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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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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12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, 25.-28.8.
The Institute of Sociology is a proud organizer of the 12th European Sociological Association Conference.
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12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, 25.-28.8.
The Institute of Sociology is a proud organizer of the 12th European Sociological Association Conference.
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana
The chapter analyzes labor market exists of Czech men and women in 1990s. It shows that the pressure on the labor market increased older workers tendency to retire. The risk of retirement and its timing is however heavily dependent on human capital of a worker.
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The primary aim of the paper is to compare the development of inequality in access to higher education during the communist and post-communist regimes by testing hypotheses about the effects of economic and cultural dimensions of socio-economic background and gender on the odds o...
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega, Peter Boelhouwer
The goal of the article is to evaluate the effectiveness of the new housing policy in the Czech Republic as an example of a transitional society after the collapse of communism. The first part provides a brief history of the housing policy dating back to 1918. The second part pre...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zdenka Mansfeldová
The sudden collapse of communism stimulated both the rapid emergence of fledgling democracies and scholarly attention to the post-communist transition. These newly democratized parliaments have been described as "parliaments in adolescence".This book identifies six parl...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří, Petr Matějů (eds.)
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Statistical and sociological evidence is gathered to display changes in social structure of Czech society before and after 1989, with a special focus on economic inequalities.Economic and social reforms are described and ensuing new problems. Social stratification and various mob...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The beginning of the economic transition in all post-communist countries has caused a number of social problems. First, price liberalization has led to a general decrease in the purchasing power of incomes and thus has made an increasing part of the population vulnerable to pover...
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega, Tomáš Katrňák
Housing conditions form an important part of social stratification in many advanced industrial economies. The objective of this article is to determine the extent to which social stratification is linked to housing inequalities in the post-socialist Czech Republic; and how this r...

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