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Authors: Šimon, Martin
Urban-rural research in post-socialist countries has focused on urban transformation, the impact of international migration and the spread of suburbanisation; little attention has been paid to counterurban migration. The aim of this article is to propose a typology of counterurba...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin
This paper presents an overview of past and current debates over the conceptualization of migration into rural areas – counterurbanization. First, it starts with the history of the term itself leading us from its original use to contemporary plurality of its meanings. The k...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The author applies perspektive of economic sociology to his survey on Czech western re-emigrants in the 1990s and their perception of contemporary Czech society, economic-cultural institutions, and business/entrepreneurial behaviour. He concludes that fundamentals differences bet...
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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: Tomay Kyra, Lea Kőszeghy, Lívia Kelenné Török, Martin Šimon
The e-book is especially targeted to practitioners at the local and regional level who face demographic change (ageing, population shrinking, selective migration) in their everyday work, or will be possibly exposed to such changes in the future. Information provided in the e-book...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana, Blanka, Tollarová
The report presents the main findings of a project funded by the Czech Statistical Office whose principal goal was to gather quantitative data in order to improve the methodology employed to estimate the remittances made by migrants. The primary task of the project implemented by...
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Authors: Pat Lyons and Rita Kindlerová (eds.)
Do Czechs want equality?Are Czechs a nation of grumblers?Are Czechs prejudiced?How do Czechs spend their time?Czexit?What do Czechs think about migrants and do Czechs fear foreigners?Price of the book 350 CZK or US$14 (552 pages)The book is available from a number of on...