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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Large 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.
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The aim of this study is to address the question of how inequalities in access to tertiary education have evolved in the Czech Republic. With an understanding of the basic parameters of both the contemporary political and institutional reforms and those in effect prior to Novembe...
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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
A summary of evidence on the development of poverty in the Czech Republic since 1989 is provided. First, the new sources of poverty after 1989 are described. Second, a variety of measurements that reveal different faces of poverty are presented. Third, the relative ease with whic...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Following the assumption that the middle class is important in the transition from communism to a democratic market society as its leading actor and guarantor of social integration, this paper presents evidence of the benefits it has gained from economic and social reforms. As 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: Večerník, Jiří
Under the transformation period, economic inequality is assuming new meanings and accents, and its importance growing. We show recent changes and various facets of inequality as displayed in distributions of earning, household incomes and wealth. In earnings, instead of the syste...
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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: 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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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...
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ESA 2015
Na konci srpna, 25.–28. 8. 2015, se bude v Praze konat významná, již 12. mezinárodní sociologická konference Evropské sociologické asociace. Zúčastní se jí rekordní počet 3500 vědců a vědkyň, především z Evropy, ale i z mnoha mimoevropských zemí. Konferenci pořádá Sociologický ús...
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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: Řeháková, Blanka, Klára Vlachová
The article analyses two types of subjective mobility between 1988 and 1993. It asks how people evaluate the changes in their social status and economic situation and seeks to identify the links with certain objective social characteristics (which fix the position...
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček
The article represents a continuation of the study Social Stratification in Czechoslovakia 1991 published in Sociologický časopis No. 5/1992. It is also based on the social transformation survey from October, 1991. In the first part, some cross-tabulations are presented. They dem...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Wage and income surveys covering the period 1989-1999 are used to display inequality of earnings and main factors of disparities. Increasing differences in the Czech Republic and the decreasing weight of demographic characteristics in wage structure are observed. Introduction of...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Cet article utilise des enquêtes sur les revenus pour la période 1988-2004 afin d’illustrer les changements intervenus dans les inégalités des revenus des ménages, l’origine de ces changements et les principaux facteurs de telles disparaités. Il suggère qu’il s...