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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This book examines the income distributional experience of fifteen developed economies over the past two decades. It considers the effects on the inequality of household income of the development of individual earnings, unemployment, inflation, public sector transfers and taxes,...
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Authors: Jehlička, Petr, Tomáš Kostelecký, Joe Smith
Food systems are of increasing interest in both research and policy communities. Surveys of post-socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) show high rates of food self-provisioning. These practices have been explained in terms of being ‘coping strategies of th...
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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: Brokl, Lubomír, Josef Blahož, Zdenka Mansfeldová
This collection of essays summarizes one of the most fascinating developments of contemporary history: the peaceful revolution of the Central European nations from a long period of authoritarian regimes to Western democracy. It looks at the pre-Communist history of political part...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Bernard, Josef
The development of the Czech countryside differs in many ways from trajectories typical for Eastern and Central European rural areas in the last 25 years. In our article, we discuss the nature of the ‘Czech exceptionalism’, with reference to three examp...
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Authors: Rakušanová, Petra
Based on differentiation between the terms civil society and the third sector the text defines the space of civic participation. The establishment of terminology and theoretical framework appears to be a key component, as the terms civil society and third (non-governmental) secto...
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Authors: Jeong, Yu-Jin, D. Hamplová, C. Le Bourdais
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Authors: Křížková, Alena, Marta Vohlídalová
The chapter is focused on the development of the position of women in the labour market and on the development of the conditions for work-life balance in the workplace historically from the 1950s to the present. We argue that the high employment of women does not automatically im...
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Authors: Hašková, Hana
The article reviews cultural and structural explanations of low fertility in Central and Eastern Europe. Then it answers the following questions: What factors have influenced decisions on (not) entering parenthood in the Czec...
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Authors: Radimská, Radka
Pierre Bourdieu, the living legend of French sociological theory, died. His "grand theory" strives to answer almost all the key sociological questions of the 20 century: the question of power and dominance, social reproduction, symbolic violence, cultural practices, soc...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří (ed.)
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
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Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta (ed.)
The publication brings fifteen portraits of couples where both partners work in science, research or teach at a higher education institutions. Interviews focused on couples from different academic disciplines and in different life stages. They included young Ph.D. students with c...
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Authors: Křížková, Alena
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Authors: Stöckelová, Tereza
Science policies and science studies largely share an understanding of scientific knowledge and objects as immutable mobiles. This article shows how the analysis of research assessment in a non-Anglophone country and its effects on social sciences can shed new light on this...
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Authors: Čermák, Daniel, Renáta Mikešová, Jana Stachová
This article deals with the factors influencing the degree of trust in political institutions at three levels of government in the Czech Republic (national, regional and local) in two dissimilar regions in the time of economic crisis in 2009, the year when citizens of the Czech R...
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Authors: Katrňák, Tomáš, Natalie Simonová, Laura Fónadová
This article examines secondary education in the Czech Republic between 2000 and 2010. We analyzed the consequences of educational expansion on odds to achieve secondary education with a school-leaving certificate (SLC) by social origin. We utilize the theories of maximally maint...
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Authors: Toš, N., K.H. Müller, Z. Fábián, J. Krejčí, M. Zielinski (eds.)
The aim of the book is twofold, (1) to provide a comparative summaries on Central and Eastern Europe focused on a variety of topics, ranging from work flexibility to the role of women, (2) to present new ways for comparative research, one with help of new visualisation tools and...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Daniel Čermák
This study is based on the first stage of research on political change in metropolitan areas in the Czech Republic, conducted within the framework of the International Metropolitan Observatory Project (IMO). In the first part of the study the authors examine how metropolitan area...

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