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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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Authors: Tholen, Jochen, Ludovít Czíria, Eike Hemmer, Wieslawa Kozek, Zdenka Mansfeldová
Ausländische Direktinvestitionen haben in Ostmitteleuropa seit 1990 einen erheblichen Modernisierungsschub der Wirtschaften bewirkt. Neue Managementkonzepte, Unternehmensorganisationen und Technik wurden vielfach mit implementiert. Die Arbeitsbeziehungen waren am Anfang entweder...
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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: Lux, Martin, Petr Sunega, Tomáš Katrňák
Housing conditions form an important part of social stratification in many advanced industrial economies. The objective of this article is to determine the extent to which social stratification is linked to housing inequalities in the post-socialist Czech Republic; and how this r...
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
The chapter deals with the moral and political economy of science while using the concept of "modes of ordering" developed by John Law. On the basis of an ethnographic research in a social scientific academic institution it discusses modes of ordering as they are deploy...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The book deals with employment problems and labour relations in Czech Republic in System Transition and covers macro-, mezzo- and micro-level. Besides economic development, employment problems, interest representation of employers and employees the attention is paid also to the c...
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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: Nešpor, Zdeněk R., Petr Holub
Analysis of the socio-economic values, mainly with respect to work, time, collective entities and governance, in the contemporary Czech society and their comparison with Western Europe. The authors maintains strong historic and socio-cultural embeddedness of these categories.
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Authors: Tuček, Milan a kol.
The first part of the study looks at various theoretical approaches encompassed with the concept of elites in sociology and at various techniques used to study elites. The second part presents a factual analysis of the development of political and economic elites over the past fi...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
First, the author examines European and world lessons for the study of Czech transformation. Then, he describes legacies of the (mostly communist) past and the risks of transformation: atomisation, demoralisation and materialisation. The main topic is the failure of the social sc...
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Authors: Kroupa, Aleš, Mansfeldová Zdenka
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
Analysis of the socio-economic values, mainly with respect to work, time, collective entities and governance, in the contemporary Czech society and their comparison with Western Europe. The authors maintains strong historic and socio-cultural embeddedness of these categories.
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček, Petr Hartoš, Martin Nekola
The first part of the study looks at various theoretical approaches encompassed with the concept of elites in sociology and at various techniques used to study elites. The second part presents a factual analysis of the development of political and economic elites over the past fi...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Following the assumption that the middle classes are 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 they have gained from the economic and social refo...
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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: Tuček, Milan
The first part of the study looks at various theoretical approaches encompassed with the concept of elites in sociology and at various techniques used to study elites. The second part presents a factual analysis of the development of political and economic elites over the past fi...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Transformation cannot be completed unless markets hit not only the formal, but also the substantive aspect of economy. It involves economic institutions (first of all private ownership), economic behaviour (based on „cash nexus“ as well as confidence and other traditi...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Under the transformation period, economic inequality is assuming new meanings and accents, and its importance growing. We show recent changes and various facets of inequality as displayed in distributions of earning, household incomes and wealth. In earnings, instead of the syste...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Petra Anýžová
The Role of Human Capital in Labour Market Outcomes: A Comparative Study of Six European Nations Participating in the PIAAC Project. The main objective of the paper is to examine the role of measured competencies in labour market outcomes in two groups of European nations (the Cz...
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Authors: Červenka, Jan
The paper contains a brief analysis of economic and social development in the Czech Republic after 1989 in relation to living standard.

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