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Authors: Hamplová, Dana, Céline Le Bourdais
The study investigates assortative mating patterns with respect to race (visible minority status) in Canada. Using the 2001 Census data, the article analyses the occurrence of White/non-White unions in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Log-linear models indicate that the relative...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Petr Soukup, Josef Basl
The aim of the paper is to assess the effect of education system stratification, its vocational specificity and permeability on the formation of educational aspirations in OECD countries participating in PISA 2003. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of ability, gender, and...
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Authors: Felt, Ulrike, Tereza Stöckelová
The chapter maps key modes of orderings and boundaries in current scientific practice in life sciences and social sciences, namely epistemic geography, disciplinarity, excellence, the relation between basic and applied research, modes of orderings within academic institutions, an...
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Authors: Hamplová, Dana, Céline Le Bourdais
This paper investigates money management. It compares married and cohabiting couples across four countries with different levels of institutionalization of cohabitation and different welfare regimes. Using data from the ISSP 2002, this study shows that the legal status of the uni...
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Authors: Císař, Ondřej, Kateřina Vráblíková
The goal of this paper is to analyze the impact the EU has had on Czech women‟s groups since the 1990s. Drawing on both Europeanization and social movement theories, the first section defines the theoretical standpoint of the paper. The second section is focused on the impact of...
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Authors: Kitschelt, Herbert, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Radoslaw Markowski, Gábor Tóka
Post-Communist Party Systems examines democratic party competition in four post-communist polities in the mid- 1990's, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Polan d. Legacies of pre-communist rule turn out to play as much a role in accounting for differences as the insti...
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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: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The chapter analyses history of cremation movement and related waves of construction of crematoria in highly secularized and modernistic society in the Czech lands throughout the 20th century.
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Authors: Garforth, Lisa, Alice Červinková
Chapter is concerned with times and timings at work in epistemic life-spaces. We divide our attention between trajectories and everyday time. The notion of trajectories draws attention to narrated time – the stories that collective and individual actors tell themselves abou...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zsolt Enyedi
The article examines four centre-right parties in East-Central Europe in order to assess the impact of ideology on party organization and revisit the thesis of organizational weakness in the region. The data collected indicate that, together with electoral success, inherited reso...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The article histrorically and sociologically analyses several waves of crematiria building in the Czech lands dutiny the 20th century.
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, David M. Olson, Petra Rakušanová (eds.)
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Authors: Dudová, Radka
The article draws on empirical qualitative research to identify the various ways in which separated or divorced fathers in theCzech Republic relate to the norm of father-provider. It offers an analysis of the plurality of men’s approa...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
A reference analysis of political changes which have occurred in Eastern Europe since the demise of communism. It offers historical, comparative perspectives of the region and also focuses on the social consequences of the transition, showing variations between countries in the s...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The article provides a strong theoretical basis for a study of Czech emigration to the West and the return of the emigrants in the 1990s, which spreads from P. Berger´s and T. Luckmann´s theory of socialization, and compares it with a point of view of socio-economics,...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Zuzana Uhde (eds.)
The authors argue that the recognition of care and carers in society requires rethinking of the citizenship paradigm focused on paid work and ideal of the independent individual. The obstacles for gender equity are addressed by examining the social organisation of childcare as a...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana
The article presents and discusses the results a national survey of migrant workers. The key issue addressed in the text is the educational level and qualification skills of labour immigrants and their position of the Czech labour market.
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Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta
The paper focuses on perceptions and constructions of sexual harassment by students and the gap between students’ individual definitions and expert definitions of sexual harassment. The paper centres on two ma...

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