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Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Allan McCutcheon, Jiří Večerník
The economic experiences and economic anxiety of rural and urban residents of the Czech and Slovak Republics during the postcommunist reforms are compared and related to their support for the reforms. The analysis is based on five national surveys, 1992–1996, collected by t...
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Authors: Bernard, Josef, Decker, Anja, Vojtíšková, Kateřina, Mikešová, Renáta
In the article, manifestations of social disadvantage in peripheral rural settings in the Czech Republic are investigated. Based on the theory of local opportunity structures, the authors identify various aspects of the spatial context that intersect with individual handicaps of...
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Authors: Bernard, Josef, Hana Daňková, Petr Vašát
Respondent-driven sampling (RDS) is a survey method for hidden populations and, as such, it offers a suitable approach for sampling the homeless. Surprisingly, the practical use of RDS in surveying homeless populations has only sporadically been described in the professional lite...
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Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Piguet, Virginie
This paper examines long-term trends in fertility and recent reversals in natural increase, net migration, and general fertility across residential contexts in the post-communist Czech Republic. Long-term differentials are analysed on the cumulative fertility of cohorts whose fer...
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Authors: Bernard, Josef
The article focuses on arrangements of family life in rural peripheries and deals with the specific constraints faced by families with children in peripheral localities. The impact of the peripheral residential environment in terms of locally embodied opportunities on the parenta...
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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 throug...
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Authors: Tagai, Gergely, Bernard, Josef, Šimon, Martin, Koós, Bálint
This study investigates socioeconomic peripherality in Hungary and Czechia. Despite the current attention devoted to peripheries in post-communist societies, the authors argue that there is a lack of data-driven international comparisons of the socio-spatial outcomes of periphera...
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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: 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: Bernard, Josef
This article contributes to the rural-urban quality of life comparison issue by investigating territorial differences in quality of life using indices of poverty, satisfaction and opportunity deprivation. The article introduces three innovative elements. First, rural-urban differ...
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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: Gibas, Petr
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Authors: Ďurďovič, Martin
This guide is the outcome of a project based on qualitative and quantitative empirical research that examined the social embeddedness of decisions about the location and construction of a deep geological repository (DGR) for spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste in the Czech Re...
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Authors: Bernard, Josef, Contzen, Sandra, Decker, Anja, Shucksmith, Mark
This paper is summarising the state of the art of rural poverty and social exclusion research and the current developments in the field, and it proposes new research agendas. In particular, the importance of further Europeanisation and internationalisation of rural poverty resear...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Vašát, Petr, Daňková, Hana, Gibas, Petr, Poláková, Markéta
The aim of this study was to examine the spatial mobility of homeless people in urban areas, exploring homeless mobility, its drivers, limits and links to personal attributes, and whether there is an association between the extent of spatial activity and an...
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Authors: Fialová, Kamila, Želinský, Tomáš
This paper focuses on a neglected—horizontal—dimension of social stratification. It examines the patterns of social differentiation in the Visegrad countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia) and attempts to assess changes in the social structure at the subnatio...

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