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Authors: Brokl, Lubomír, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Ivan Gabal
The analyses presented in this book focus on the election to the Czechoslovakian Federal Assembly in June 1990. They describe and explain the development of the political parties, the social and political features of the candidates in this parliamentary election, the electoral be...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The following chapter is dedicated to the discussions on the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty by the Parliament of the Czech Republic and its further implications. The first part deals with the stance of the Czech political elite towards the European integration and its further...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Věra Sparschuh, Agnieszka Wenninger (eds.)
The volume presents a collection of articles and analyses exploring various paths of Europeanisation process in Eastern Europe. The articles provide an interdisciplinary reflection on the eastern enlargement as well as on recent situation in new member states. The volume is divid...
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Authors: Kostelecká, Yvona, Josef Bernard, Věra Patočková, Tomáš Kostelecký
In order to compete in the global labor market of top-qualified workers, many states introduce various types of targeted policies to improve the migration balance of highly qualified workers. The book offers a systematic review of the policies used by different countries in an at...
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Authors: Hála, Jaroslav, Aleš Kroupa, Jaroslav Kux, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Petra Rakušanová
This contribution attempts to evaluate the possibilities of entry into the EMU considering the background of economical development, the political situation and developments in the systems and capacity of industrial relations in the Czech Republic, and considers the role of the m...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The chapter identifies the main groups of households endangered by the decrease in financial affordability of housing in the Czech Republic during the transitional period. The current state-of-art of both national and local housing policies aiming to help those target groups are...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
Paper provides comparative analysis of contemporary Czech religiosity with respekt to the late modern religious processes in Western Europe; existence of an implicit religion and functional equivalents of religion is also taken into account.
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Authors: Fox, Mary Frank, Whittington, Kjersten Bunker, Linková, Marcela
Gender hierarchies in the scientific workforce reflect and reinforce relations of status and power in societies. Concentrating on the United States and European Union, this chapter reveals deep and persistent gender disparities in participation by scientific field, and in perform...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
National rather than regional party systems are the norm in most democratic states.The link between party system nationalization and the individual voter has not been examined in the same detail. Here this link is explored using an ecological inference analysis of vote switching....
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The chapter analyses the character of the cabinet as a decision-making body. The ministers fulfil two primary tasks in parliamentary governments and these two tasks are, in certain extent, contradictory. First, with the exception of ministers without portfolio and the prime minis...
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Authors: Benáček, Vladimír, Eva Michalíková
The study aims to analytically interlink the optics of individuals and households and focus on their demographic and socio-economic behaviour since 1989 in the Czech Republic, and compare these observations with other EU countries, primarily those of Central Eastern Europe (CEE)....
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Authors: Kolářová, Marta
The monograph deals with stratification by means of interaction distances: analyses of Bogardus scale for occupational categories / friendship patterns and in-depth interviews. We pursue 1. homophily (like-me) hypothesis, 2. existence of subjective social class boundaries, 3. ima...
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Authors: Sedláčková, Markéta, Jiří Šafr
According the theory of civil society generalized social trust is enhanced in all sorts of civic activism; according the alternative hypothesis rather non-institutionalized participation based on collective action should be link to interpersonal trust. We assess the structure of...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš
This article concerns problems of housing in the Czech Republic and their regional context. The analysis has been realised onthe basis of data excerpted fromnewspapers advertisement and those placed by selected real estate agencie...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The paper provides brief list of changes in rental and ownership housingsector during the transition in the Czech Republic. The complete analysisof housing expenditures of all Czech households as well as analysis of housingexpenditures of different social categories of households...
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Authors: Vojtíšková, Kateřina
The monograph deals with stratification by means of interaction distances: analyses of Bogardus scale for occupational categories / friendship patterns and in-depth interviews. We pursue 1. homophily (like-me) hypothesis, 2. existence of subjective social class boundaries, 3. ima...
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana, Céline Le Bourdais
The study investigates assortative mating patterns with respect to race (visible minority status) in Canada. Using the 2001 Census data, the article analyses the occurrence of White/non-White unions in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Log-linear models indicate that the relative...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Petr Soukup, Josef Basl
The aim of the paper is to assess the effect of education system stratification, its vocational specificity and permeability on the formation of educational aspirations in OECD countries participating in PISA 2003. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of ability, gender, and...
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Authors: Felt, Ulrike, Tereza Stöckelová
The chapter maps key modes of orderings and boundaries in current scientific practice in life sciences and social sciences, namely epistemic geography, disciplinarity, excellence, the relation between basic and applied research, modes of orderings within academic institutions, an...

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