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Authors: Kennedy, Fiachra, Pat Lyons, Peter Fitzgerald
In this article we examine the opinion structure of Irish Labour party members and supporters. Our purpose is to test May's law of curvilinear disparity by dividing party members into two groups as outlined by Kitschelt. By focusing on ideological differences within political...
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Authors: Guasti, P., Mansfeldová, Z. (eds.)
Democracy, defined as liberal pluralism, is under stress worldwide. Pluralistic democratic institutions: a free press, civil society and the rule of law all seem to be under attack. Democracies are being hollowed out from within while preserving the fundamental facade of election...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří, Mysíková, Martina
In the Czech public and professional discourse, there is a strong rhetoric of a rooted egalitarianism of the society. This study thus traces various objective and subjective dimensions of socio-economic inequality in an attempt to examine the validity of this rhetoric. It uses va...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
The text describes labour market statistics and several research projects carried out by the Czech Statistical Office. This chapter concentrates on Czech surveys, organized as a part of larger European research projects, like European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditi...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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Authors: Mysíková, Martina
This paper aims to quantify the basic structure of gender wage gaps in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, using the EU-SILC 2008 dataset. The structure of the gender wage gap is analyzed based on the Heckman selection model and Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition. The fi...
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Authors: Fialová, Kamila, Martina Mysíková
This paper aims to quantify the impact of social benefi ts on labour market participation in the Czech Republic and provides a comparison with selected European countries. It applies the logistic regression to estimate the probability of labour market participation depending on s...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Social report which informs about the development during the two decades in the fields of employment and social policies, earnings and income inequalities, social structures with attention to the situation of the middle class, pensioners and the poor, and socio-economic values wi...
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Authors: Ouředníček, Martin, Šimon, Martin, Kopečná, Martina
The concept of reurbanisation is discussed in this article from theoretical and methodological perspectives. Reurbanisation has been defined as one of the stages of urban development recently, but it is also tied to processes of gentrification, or perceived as a policy aimed at t...
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Authors: Lyons, Pat
This book deals with empirical research using political survey data and is primarily intended for anyone exploring politics in the Czech Republic using quantitative data. Many of the themes addressed in this study have application to the use of quantitative political data in othe...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This study tries to demonstrate the links between the social structure and social policies. Using a socio-economic approach it exhibits four types of socio-economic friction that develop between the middle class and other groups, between the new and the old middle class, between...
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Authors: Brokl, Lubomír, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Ivan Gabal
The analyses presented in this book focus on the election to the Czechoslovakian Federal Assembly in June 1990. They describe and explain the development of the political parties, the social and political features of the candidates in this parliamentary election, the electoral be...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka
The following chapter is dedicated to the discussions on the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty by the Parliament of the Czech Republic and its further implications. The first part deals with the stance of the Czech political elite towards the European integration and its further...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Věra Sparschuh, Agnieszka Wenninger (eds.)
The volume presents a collection of articles and analyses exploring various paths of Europeanisation process in Eastern Europe. The articles provide an interdisciplinary reflection on the eastern enlargement as well as on recent situation in new member states. The volume is divid...
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Authors: Linková, Marcela, Cidlinská, Kateřina, Fárová, Nina, Maříková, Hana, Tenglerová, Hana, Vohlídalová, Marta
This document is an outcome of the research project "Analysis of Barriers to and Support Strategy for Gender Equality in Science and Research" implemented in 2017 and 2018 by the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences as part of the Operational Programm...
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Authors: Kostelecká, Yvona, Josef Bernard, Věra Patočková, Tomáš Kostelecký
In order to compete in the global labor market of top-qualified workers, many states introduce various types of targeted policies to improve the migration balance of highly qualified workers. The book offers a systematic review of the policies used by different countries in an at...
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Authors: Hála, Jaroslav, Aleš Kroupa, Jaroslav Kux, Zdenka Mansfeldová, Petra Rakušanová
This contribution attempts to evaluate the possibilities of entry into the EMU considering the background of economical development, the political situation and developments in the systems and capacity of industrial relations in the Czech Republic, and considers the role of the m...

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