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Authors: Linková, Marcela, Tenglerová, Hana
The paper is a report on the conference Beyond the Leaky Pipeline: Challenges for Research on Gender and Science, the final conference to the project Meta-analysis of gender and science research, held in Brussels on 19 and 20 October 2010. It analyses the discoursive frameworks u...
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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: Večerník, Jiří
Comparative documentation on earnings and household incomes is gathered and analyzed to show recent tendencies in distributional patterns in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. No revolutions, but important shifts mostly maintaining differences between countries hav...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Michael L. Smith, Petr Soukup, Josef Basl
The aim of the paper is to assess the effect of education system stratification, its vocational specificity and permeability on the formation of educational aspirations in OECD countries participating in PISA 2003. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of ability, gender, and...
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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: Křížková, Alena, Hašková, Hana
Preparation for the CR’s accession to the EU was the most important legitimizing force to promote gender equality in thecountry. Attitudes of the EU and Czech governmental officials and politicians towards gender equali...
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Dimonik Antonowitz
This article aims to compare development in tackling educational inequalities and attempt to evaluate their policies and reforms from the beginning of socialism to-date in the Czech Republic and Poland. A considerable difference in the number of higher education institutions emer...
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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: Simonová, Natalie
The text gives information about the international conference “Expected and Unexpected Consequences of the Educational Expansion“, organised between 8th and 13th July 2007 by dr. Andreas Hadjar and prof. Rolf Becker from Abteilung Bildungssoziologie at Universität Ber...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
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Authors: Simonová, Natalie, Tomáš Katrňák
The paper provides a survey of the key thematic and methodological milestones in research into educational inequalities. It focuses on authors and concepts that introduced major innovations and contributed to significant advancements in the analysis and knowledge of educational i...
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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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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček
On the basis of three representative surveys conducted in 1984, spring1993 and autumn 1993, the increasing vertical social differentiation of theeconomically active Czech population is analysed and the results of the historicalcomparison are interpreted with reference to the soci...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
This article draws on income surveys from the last two decades to report on trends in earnings disparities and household income inequality in the Czech Republic. Education has been the main axis of change in this area, having acquired a much greater role in the entire process of...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The changing social status of pensioners is structured according to stylized periods. The communist regime shifted pensioners to the margins of society. The democratic transition empowered pensioners as voters. Debate about pension reform is reported then and the possible impact...
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Authors: Smith, Michael L.
This article examines the relationship between social justice norms and the perceived legitimacy of the social stratification system in the Czech Republic. Despite the fact that meritocratic values have remained the dominant part of ideology in the Czech Republic throughout the t...

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