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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...
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Authors: Fialová, Kamila
This article explores the development of part-time employment in Central and Eastern Europe and compares it to Western Europe. On the macro level it examines the role of the business cycle and its effect on part-time employment in the two groups of countries since 2001. The key r...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana; Dudová, Radka
The article compares the development of policies pertaining to care for preschool children inthe course of the second half of the 20th century in France and in the Czech Republic. It aims atidentifying the key factors that led to the differentiation of the policies and institutio...
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Authors: Petr Matějů, Michael L. Smith, Simona Weidnerová, Petra Anýžová
Purpose – Consistent with dual-process models of behaviour, Miles (2015) has shown that Schwartz’ basic values can provide a valuable framework for empirically analysing the role of values and cultural contexts in driving human behaviour. The purpose of this paper is to contribut...
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Authors: Hofäcker, Dirk, Jana Chaloupková
Throughout recent decades, a gradual shift away from an early contract-ed and simple life course pattern which dominated in the 1950s and 1960s to late protracted and more complex patterns could be observed within European countries. Yet, despite multiple cross-national similarit...
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Authors: Krulichová, Eva
Subjective well-being is usually studied with respect to marital and occupational status, income or subjective health. Conversely, research examining the relationship between this phenomenon and crime-related factors is still relatively limited. This study therefore aims to exten...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka - Guasti, Petra - Gawrecká, Daniela - Vamberová, Pavla - Lacina, Tomáš - Hronešová, Jessie (IS AS CR) - Tedeschi, Alessandra (DBL - Italy)
This deliverable presents a comparative analysis of discourses and justifications of security and risk in newspapers in ten countries both within EU (Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Spain, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland) and outside of the EU (Mexico, the USA) as well as in...
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Authors: Vráblíková Kateřina
Scholars have long argued that political participation is determined by institutional context.Within the voter turnout literature the impact of various institutional structures has beendemonstrated in numerous studies. Curiously, a similar context driven research agendaexploring...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Michael L. Smith
This article analyzes changes in the determination of Czech educational aspirations from 1989 to 2003, on the basis of social origin, ability, gender and other factors. The empirical research is based on a comparison of Czech data from the "Rodina ’89" and the 200...
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Authors: Martin, G., Kocman, D., Stephens, T., Peden, C., Pearse, R.
Care pathways are a prominent feature of efforts to improve healthcare quality, outcomes and accountability, but sociological studies of pathways often find professional resistance to standardisation. This qualitative study examined the adoption and adaptation of a novel pathway...
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Authors: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega
One key consequence of give-away privatizations was that public housing in most post-socialist states declined within a few years to a residual share of total housing market. Despite the large differences in public/social housing policies introduced after 1995, this article will...
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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: 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...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří, Mysíková, Martina
In the Czech public and professional discourse, there is a strong rhetoric of a rooted egalitarianism of the society. This study thus traces various objective and subjective dimensions of socio-economic inequality in an attempt to examine the validity of this rhetoric. It uses va...
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Authors: Guasti, P., Mansfeldová, Z. (eds.)
Democracy, defined as liberal pluralism, is under stress worldwide. Pluralistic democratic institutions: a free press, civil society and the rule of law all seem to be under attack. Democracies are being hollowed out from within while preserving the fundamental facade of election...
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Authors: Tomay Kyra, Lea Kőszeghy, Lívia Kelenné Török, Martin Šimon
The e-book is especially targeted to practitioners at the local and regional level who face demographic change (ageing, population shrinking, selective migration) in their everyday work, or will be possibly exposed to such changes in the future. Information provided in the e-book...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
This paper aims to quantify the basic structure of gender wage gaps in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, using the EU-SILC 2008 dataset. The structure of the gender wage gap is analyzed based on the Heckman selection model and Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition. The fi...

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