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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The development and controversies relating to Czech social policy after 1989 are described. The ambivalent character of the communist welfare state is considered first and its theoretical alternatives outlined second. After early energetic changes, stagnation has reigned since th...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
The author studies changes in availability and use of daycare services in Czech society in context of changes in female laborforce participation, gender relations, family policy and public debates on childcare, population decline and econom...
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Authors: Blum, S., L. Formánková, I. Dobrotič
The economic crisis has significantly challenged national welfare states and has often led to retrenchment. The question arises how countries have reacted to the crisis in the area of family policy – not directly connected to rising unemployment and also not as demanding fo...
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Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrease in the symbolic capital of workers in the blue-collar and service fields, and in the context of a familiali...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Saxonberg, Steven
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite thepolitical and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during andbefore the communist era provides the best explanation for current childcare policies in Ce...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Kyzlinková, Renata
Employees in many European countries do have at their disposal various working-time options. Shorter working hours, leave options and flexible working-time arrangements enable employees to adjust their working time to meet their needs over the life course. The current study prese...
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Authors: Zoltan Dorogi, Matthias Gather, Jolanta Perek-Białas, Francesca S. Rota, Katarzyna Tarnawska, Michal Tomčík, Martin Šimon
Demographic change is one of the most important challenges for economically, socially and environmentally sustainable development in many regions of Central Europe. Population losses due to low fertility rates, migration and population ageing have already been experienc...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana, Michaela Vojtková
In this chapter the authors focus on the integration of foreigners into so-called ‘core’ institutions, which determine a migrant’s socioeconomic status, opportunities, and available resources. Special attention is given to the access to the social security syste...
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Authors: Lux, Martin
The main topic of this study is the research of perception of social and generally any active role of the state in attitudes of the Czech adult population. The role of the state is analyzed in context of political thinking of respondents. The importance of the tradition...
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Authors: Mitchell, Eva
The article discusses in detail policies of maternity leave in several European countries. The prime focus is on the length and conditions of maternity leave and the amount of compensation paid through the maternity benefit. The outcome is a scale of all the countries based on a...
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Authors: Soukupová, Eva
The article discusses in detail policies of maternity leave in several European countries. The prime focus is on the length and conditions of maternity leave and the amount of compensation paid through the maternity benefit. The outcome is a scale of all the countries based on a...
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Authors: Soukupová, Eva, Petr Sunega
The article focuses on the Czech social system and primarily on the measures and benefits aimed to help single mothers. Through an analysis of the social welfare payment system the authors try to define if, and under what conditions, it is more profitable for mothers to be marrie...
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Authors: Soukupová, Eva
The article discusses the policies concerning the institution of maternity leave in several European countries. Discussed are primarily the length and conditions of maternity leave and the amount of compensation paid through the maternity benefit. The outcome is a scale of all th...
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Authors: Brokl, Lubomír, Zdenka Mansfeldová
A collection of essays, forums, and book reviews dealing with the Austria's Austro-corporatism. Offers an evaluation of Austro- corporatism in the larger context of European politics, describes the 19th century and WWI roots of social partnership, and looks at issues such as...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The chapter deals with the concept and development of European social dialogue, with the preparedness of Czech social partners for this dialogue and with thein first experiences

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