Authors: Lux, Martin
The article provides social statistics concerning the main changes in theconsumption behaviour of Czech households between 1990 and 1997. The descriptionis based on a comparison with the situation and trends in the European Unioncountries. The article analyses changes in the infl...
This project is supported by the 2020 Lumina Quaeruntur award of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It establishes a new research team - The Centre for the Study of Social Change and the Material Environment (CESCAME) based at the Institute of Sociology.  
Project duration: 2021 - 2025
Authors: Loquenz, Jan, Šimon, Martin
This paper seeks to introduce readers to a recent trend in migration research. Amenity migration is an emerging concept that focuses on ‘better-environment-seeking’ migration. Firstly, we discuss the basis of amenity migration, its primary driving forces and its...
Tisková zpráva ze semináře Sociologického ústavu AV ČR konaného 6. dubna 2017, spojeného s představením knihy „Práce, hodnoty, blahobyt. České reálie v evropském kontextu“.
Authors: Kolářová, Marta
The article focuses on self-reliance and DIY in eco-gardens. Self-reliance does not only includes food self-provisioning, but also housing, energy, making objects for everyday use, healing and homeschooling.  
13. 10. 2021 - 15. 10. 2021
Interactions between formality and informality in urban contexts: Insights from the margins
CESCAME (Centre for the Study of Social Change and the Material Environment) invites you to the online conference organised (online) at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, 13 – 15. 10., 2 – 5 pm each day.
Public Opinion Research Centre, Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic tel./fax: +420 286 840 129, +420 210 310 59
The Sociological Library is a modern specialised library, which is intended to serve the needs of researchers, students, and the wider academic community. Library collection contains just about 25 thousand volumes. All items are available for use in the library study hall and abo...
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ESA 2015
Na konci srpna, 25.–28. 8. 2015, se bude v Praze konat významná, již 12. mezinárodní sociologická konference Evropské sociologické asociace. Zúčastní se jí rekordní počet 3500 vědců a vědkyň, především z Evropy, ale i z mnoha mimoevropských zemí. Konferenci pořádá Sociologický ús...
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