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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
Based on a discourse analysis of Czech media coverage of EU Constitutional ratification and rejection between October 2004 and October 2005, this article identifies and analyses the following aspects of the Czech debate: (1) A shift from substantive towards procedural issues with...
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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
The article provides analysis of the gradual institutionalization of the committees of the Czech Parliament between 1993 and 1999 and shows that in the committees, gradual expert and political professionalization of the deputies occurs ů deputies acquire a new type of supra-secto...
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Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences (IS CAS) in cooperation with Faculty of Social Sciences of the Charles University invites applications for one PhD fellowship on Legitimacy Crisis and Anti-Corruption (post-crisis strengthening of accountability to rule-of-law s...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
The Second-Order Election Thesis (SOET) is one of a family of multi-level electoral behaviour theories that was specifically developed to explain changes in voting behaviour in general and European elections. Our analyses indicate that the patterns of voting behaviour predicted b...
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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: Guasti, P., Z. Mansfeldová, J. Hronešová, D. Gawrecká, P. Vamberová, T. Lacina, U. Turhan, A. Tedeschi, M. de Gramatica, W. Shim, J. Williams
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Z., P. Guasti, K. Vráblíková, J. Hronešová, T. Lacina, D. Gawrecká, E. Chiarani, E., M. De Gramatica, M. Angeli, A. Tedeschi, D. Rios Insua, J. Williams, M. Pellot, R. Ruprai
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Authors: Vlachová, Klára
This study introduces basic models of voting behaviour and describes in greater detail the findings and starting points of the model of party identification. It recapitulates findings related to the voting behaviour in the Czech Republic throughout the nineties, as well as the re...
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Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Rehan Mullick, Frederick O. Lorenz, Jiří Večerník, Sangmoon Lee
The post-communist transitions in Europe are both economic and political reforms. Experiences with the economic reforms and attitudes about them might undermine support for the democratic reforms, a possible contradiction embedded in post-communist transitions. We examined first...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Petra Rakušanová
The main objective of the work is to answer the question of how Czech MPs and PPGs makedecisions. Thus main concerns of the authors are issues of PPG unity, the adopted mechanismsof internal control and negotiation and, primarily, the factors that influence, structureand restrict...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Klára Vlachová
This article is an attempt to identify the role of politically relevant values and attitudes in voting behaviour in the Czech Republic. In view of the results of earlier analyses, which show there has been a process of intense crystallization of left–right political axis of...
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Authors: Čambáliková, Monika, Zdenka Mansfeldová

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