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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Jana Vobecká (eds.)
This study presents an analysis of the characteristics, opinions and attitudes of regional elites in the Czech Republic. It is based on an empirical survey conducted in the autumn of 2004, just before the elections to the regional assemblies were held. The study looks at politica...
Authors: Čermák, Daniel
This chapter describes political careers of regional elites between years 1988 and 2004. There was created typology of 7 types of political careers on the basis of similarity. Political career is comprehended as moving between particular levels of municipal, district, regional an...
Authors: Stachová, Jana
The regional elites express a higher level of generalized and institutional trust in comparison with the average among the Czech population. The cause of this difference can be found in the income inequalities and in the level of education. The regional elites express also a grea...
Authors: Illner, Michal
Opinion of regional elites on the new system of regional government introduced in the Czech Republic in 2001 is analyzed, based on a 2004 survey. Opinion on the reasons which stood behind the reform, on success of the new system, on adequacy of the responsibilities entrusted to t...
Authors: Mikešová, Renata, Kostelecký, Tomáš
Election laws regulate the number of deputies who are elected in individual electoral districts, and set them in relation to the population, respectively to the number of voters participating in elections in individual regions. Elected deputies could thus be regarded as political...