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Authors: Benáček, Vladimír, Eva Michalíková
The study aims to analytically interlink the optics of individuals and households and focus on their demographic and socio-economic behaviour since 1989 in the Czech Republic, and compare these observations with other EU countries, primarily those of Central Eastern Europe (CEE)....
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Authors: Vinopal, Jiří
A new tool has been designed to measure the quality of working life in the Czech Republic, based on subjective assessments of workers. The tool is based on standard, large-scale questionnaire surveys. It aims to map a wide range of aspects characterising working life, while takin...
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
Using one of the first surveys of party members undertaken in Central and Eastern Europe, this study outlines the socio-demographic and attitudinal profile of Czech Christian Democratic (KDU-ČSL) party members. An exploration of the cohesiveness of KDU-ČSL party members and Czech...
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Authors: Císař, Ondřej, Kateřina Vráblíková
The goal of this paper is to analyze the impact the EU has had on Czech women‟s groups since the 1990s. Drawing on both Europeanization and social movement theories, the first section defines the theoretical standpoint of the paper. The second section is focused on the impact of...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The development and controversies relating to Czech social policy after 1989 are described. The ambivalent character of the communist welfare state is considered first and its theoretical alternatives outlined second. After early energetic changes, stagnation has reigned since th...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka - Guasti, Petra - Gawrecká, Daniela - Vamberová, Pavla - Lacina, Tomáš - Hronešová, Jessie (IS AS CR) - Tedeschi, Alessandra (DBL - Italy)
This deliverable presents a comparative analysis of discourses and justifications of security and risk in newspapers in ten countries both within EU (Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Spain, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland) and outside of the EU (Mexico, the USA) as well as in...
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Authors: Hašková, H., L. Helšusová, M. Kolářová, A. Křížková, M. Linková, P. Rakušanová, I. Smetáčková
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Vobecká, Jana
Social inequalities have increased in the Czech Republic since the collapse of communism. While this has not led to an intensification of territorial inequalities, yet the analysis of the Prague metropolitan area presented in this chapter shows that pressure toward socio-spatial...
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Authors: Dudová, Radka
The position of Czech institutions towards lone-parenthood changed substantially over the course of last half of the 20th century. The main changes that did take place were at the level of public and professional discourse and at the level of social policies. The chapter describe...
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Authors: Felt, Ulrike, Tereza Stöckelová
The chapter maps key modes of orderings and boundaries in current scientific practice in life sciences and social sciences, namely epistemic geography, disciplinarity, excellence, the relation between basic and applied research, modes of orderings within academic institutions, an...
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Authors: Leontiyeva, Yana
The article presents and discusses the results a national survey of migrant workers. The key issue addressed in the text is the educational level and qualification skills of labour immigrants and their position of the Czech labour market.
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Pat Lyons
There has been much scholarly debate over the measurement of party identification and the degree to which closeness to parties is an enduring stable attitude. This research investigates an important puzzle where two post-European election surveys undertaken during June 2004 yield...
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Authors: Lyons, Pat
Many states today are members of a number of systems of multilevel governance such as the UN, WTO, EU and NATO. Consequently, there is increasing scope for states to be presented with conflicting expectations. With the Iraq crisis, states with simultaneous membership of these org...

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