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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: Křížková, Alena, Hašková, Hana
Preparation for the CR’s accession to the EU was the most important legitimizing force to promote gender equality in thecountry. Attitudes of the EU and Czech governmental officials and politicians towards gender equali...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Dimonik Antonowitz
This article aims to compare development in tackling educational inequalities and attempt to evaluate their policies and reforms from the beginning of socialism to-date in the Czech Republic and Poland. A considerable difference in the number of higher education institutions emer...
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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...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie
The text gives information about the international conference “Expected and Unexpected Consequences of the Educational Expansion“, organised between 8th and 13th July 2007 by dr. Andreas Hadjar and prof. Rolf Becker from Abteilung Bildungssoziologie at Universität Ber...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Tomáš Katrňák
The paper provides a survey of the key thematic and methodological milestones in research into educational inequalities. It focuses on authors and concepts that introduced major innovations and contributed to significant advancements in the analysis and knowledge of educational i...
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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: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček
On the basis of three representative surveys conducted in 1984, spring1993 and autumn 1993, the increasing vertical social differentiation of theeconomically active Czech population is analysed and the results of the historicalcomparison are interpreted with reference to the soci...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This article draws on income surveys from the last two decades to report on trends in earnings disparities and household income inequality in the Czech Republic. Education has been the main axis of change in this area, having acquired a much greater role in the entire process of...
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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: 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...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Wage and income surveys are used to display changes in inequality of earnings and main factors of disparities. In the first part, increasing disparities in the Czech Republic and the decreasing weight of demographic characteristics in wage determination are observed. In the secon...
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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...
Projekt
Tým Sociologického ústavu poskytuje v rámci FRAnetu expertízu pro Agenturu Evropské unie pro základní práva (FRA). Tým Sociologického ústavu pracuje ve složení: Tereza Stöckelová (řešitelka, v pozici senior expert), Edit Szénássy, Luca Otáhal, Hana Holubkovová a Daniela Bartáková...
Project duration: 2014 - 2018
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Authors: Veselý, Arnošt, Michael L. Smith
This article proposes a new conceptual framework based on social mechanisms and the multileveled nature of the stratification process. The authors argue that the identification of social mechanisms should be a core aspect of sociological explanation. They apply their conceptual f...

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