Entered keyword "age and ageing" yielded 105 results.
Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Allan McCutcheon, Jiří Večerník
The economic experiences and economic anxiety of rural and urban residents of the Czech and Slovak Republics during the postcommunist reforms are compared and related to their support for the reforms. The analysis is based on five national surveys, 1992–1996, collected by t...
Authors: Bernard, Josef, Hana Daňková, Petr Vašát
Respondent-driven sampling (RDS) is a survey method for hidden populations and, as such, it offers a suitable approach for sampling the homeless. Surprisingly, the practical use of RDS in surveying homeless populations has only sporadically been described in the professional lite...
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...
Authors: Šimon, Martin, Vašát, Petr, Poláková, Markéta, Gibas, Petr, Daňková Hana
The aim of this article is to investigate the factors that influence the size of activity spaces of homeless men and women in cities. Vulnerable population groups such as the homeless face the risk of mobility challenges that can exacerbate their social exclusion even more throug...
Authors: Tagai, Gergely, Bernard, Josef, Šimon, Martin, Koós, Bálint
This study investigates socioeconomic peripherality in Hungary and Czechia. Despite the current attention devoted to peripheries in post-communist societies, the authors argue that there is a lack of data-driven international comparisons of the socio-spatial outcomes of periphera...
Authors: Šimon, Martin, Vašát, Petr, Poláková, Markéta, Gibas, Petr, Daňková, Hana
The aim of this article is to investigate the factors that influence the size of activity spaces of homeless men and women in cities. Vulnerable population groups such as the homeless face the risk of mobility challenges that can exacerbate their social exclusion even more t...
Authors: Ouředníček, Martin, Šimon, Martin, Kopečná, Martina
The concept of reurbanisation is discussed in this article from theoretical and methodological perspectives. Reurbanisation has been defined as one of the stages of urban development recently, but it is also tied to processes of gentrification, or perceived as a policy aimed at t...
Authors: Illner, Michal
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...
Authors: Ďurďovič, Martin
This guide is the outcome of a project based on qualitative and quantitative empirical research that examined the social embeddedness of decisions about the location and construction of a deep geological repository (DGR) for spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste in the Czech Re...
Authors: Samec Tomáš, Gibas Petr
Authors: Šimon, Martin, Vašát, Petr, Daňková, Hana, Gibas, Petr, Poláková, Markéta
The aim of this study was to examine the spatial mobility of homeless people in urban areas, exploring homeless mobility, its drivers, limits and links to personal attributes, and whether there is an association between the extent of spatial activity and an...
Authors: Šimon, Martin
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: Stachová, Jana
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21. 5. 2014 - 22. 5. 2014
Česká demografická společnost ve spolupráci s Katedrou demografie a geodemografie Přírodovědecké fakulty Univerzity Karlovy, Sociologickým ústavem Akademie věd ČR, Katedrou demografie Fakulty informatiky a statistiky Vysoké školy ekonomické v Praze, Českým statistickým úřadem a P...
The department focuses on research into the connections between territorially specific factors — local and regional — and processes of social change, including the formation and functioning of socio-spatial configurations, institutional structures, civic participation and the for...
Head of department: Mgr. Josef Bernard, Ph.D.
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