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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: Večerník, Jiří
The beginning of the economic transition in all post-communist countries has caused a number of social problems. First, price liberalization has led to a general decrease in the purchasing power of incomes and thus has made an increasing part of the population vulnerable to pover...
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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: 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, 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: 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: 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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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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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: Hampl, Stanislav, Jiří Vinopal, Jiří Šubrt
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Cet article utilise des enquêtes sur les revenus pour la période 1988-2004 afin d’illustrer les changements intervenus dans les inégalités des revenus des ménages, l’origine de ces changements et les principaux facteurs de telles disparaités. Il suggère qu’il s...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The article witnesses about fast development of consumption in the Czech Republic after 1989. First, basic features of consumption under the communism are exposed. Second, the likely impact of transition on the economic situation of households is discussed. Third, changes in patt...
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Authors: Merkel, Wolfgang, Zdenka Mansfeldová
The study evaluates the tranformation process and its outcomes in the Czech Republic. It was written acording given outline and criteria as a part of recherche studys for Carl Bertelsmann Price 2001 for succesfull strategies in development and transformation. The study includes a...
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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...