Authors: Smith, Michael L.
This article examines the relationship between social justice norms and the perceived legitimacy of the social stratification system in the Czech Republic. Despite the fact that meritocratic values have remained the dominant part of ideology in the Czech Republic throughout the t...
Authors: Samec Tomáš, Gibas Petr
Authors: Sedláčková, Markéta, Šafr, Jiří
This paper investigates the role of civic culture and other political factors in support for democracy in the Czech Republic during the decade following EU accession. The goal is to assess the validity of civic virtue theory and to compare the impact of these factors on affective...
Authors: Linek, Lukáš
The book analyses four main dimensions of attitudes towards political regime and its institutions and describes changes in the attitudes within the Czech society between 1996 and 2006. These attitudinal dimensions are regime legitimacy, institutional disaffection, individual disa...
Authors: Sedláčková, Markéta
The article analyzes the democratization process in the Czech Republic in the last twenty years from a perspective of symbiosis between trust and democratic system. We focus on the area of civic participation, citizen’s attitudes toward democratic system (legitimacy) and tr...
Authors: Guasti, P.
Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
The book follows the controversy over the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture. I look at the production and use of scientific expert knowledges and other knowledges and at the processes of globalization and localization, or political geography, as enacted...