Oddělení
The Sociological Library is a modern specialised library, which is intended to serve the needs of researchers, students, and the wider academic community. Library collection contains just about 25 thousand volumes. All items are available for use in the library study hall and abo...
Head of department: Mgr. Nela Hesová
Aktualita
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...
Aktualita
Rádi bychom zrekapitulovali tituly, které naši pracovníci a pracovnice vydali v roce 2015. Většinu z nich lze zakoupit prostřednictvím našeho webu, případně u nakladatelů či knihkupců. Některé další materiály jsou dostupné zdarma.
Oddělení
The department focuses on research into the connections between territorially specific factors — local and regional — and processes of social change, including the formation and functioning of socio-spatial configurations, institutional structures, civic participation and the for...
Head of department: Mgr. Josef Bernard, Ph.D.
Projekt
The project addresses the issue of social disadvantage of inhabitants of peripheral rural regions. Social disadvantage usually entails a spatial component. The spatial concentration of social disadvantage, exclusion and deprivation and the socio-spatial mechanisms that influence...
Project duration: 2015 - 2017
Akce
10. 4. 2017 - 13. 4. 2017
Vernisáž se uskuteční v pondělí 10. dubna od 15 hodin.
Publikace
Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Martin Šimon
This chapter examines the political impact of suburbanisation in the district of Praha-Kolovraty. The study discusses the demographic changes, political behaviour and civic participation, especially the participation of people who have newly moved into the neighbourhood.
Publikace
Authors: Vašát, Petr
The article studies homelessness in the city of Pilsen, but instead of the traditional perspective, which works with the common definition of a ‘homeless person’, it introduces and defines the relational concept of the poorest class. The advantages of this class conce...
Publikace
Authors: Šimon, Martin
Studium mechanismů, které mohou narušovat sociální soudržnost společnosti, patří mezi základní témata sociologického výzkumu. Riziko sociálního znevýhodnění je ovlivněno dominantně individuálními faktory, ale síla působení těchto faktorů závisí na prostředí, kde obyvatelé žijí. V...
Publikace
Authors: Šimon, Martin
Předchozí výzkum periferních území umožnil identifikovat některá problémová území a zacílit pozornost na jejich studium. Nicméně se jednalo většinou o vymezení jednoho typu periferního území. Uživatel výzkumu tak nemohl identifikovat, zdali je perifernost území způsobována nedost...
Aktualita
12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, 25.-28.8.
The Institute of Sociology is a proud organizer of the 12th European Sociological Association Conference.
Publikace
Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Věra Patočková, Michal Illner, Jana Vobecká, Daniel Čermák
Aktualita
12th Conference of the European Sociological Association 2015, 25.-28.8.
The Institute of Sociology is a proud organizer of the 12th European Sociological Association Conference.
Publikace
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...
Publikace
Authors: Bernard, Josef, Šimon, Martin
The spatial concentration of social disadvantage in rural areas not only poses a risk to social cohesion but also represents a challenge for public policy. This article draws on a multidimensional concept of disadvantage to study spatial aspects of disadvantage in Czech rural are...
Publikace
Authors: Šimon, Martin
A key issue in socio-economic geography is to understand how regional and social polarisation shapes the territorial organisation of society. We argue that effects of polarisation are not translated simply and straightforwardly in a whole region, but vary to a large extent with r...
Publikace
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...
Publikace
Authors: Bernard, Josef, Hana Daňková, Petr Vašát
Respondent-driven sampling (RDS) is a survey method for hidden populations and, as such, it offers a suitable approach for sampling the homeless. Surprisingly, the practical use of RDS in surveying homeless populations has only sporadically been described in the professional lite...
Projekt
The project focuses on the time and space of homeless persons in relation to conditions of a post-socialistic city. Its goal is to describe characteristics, life and time-space paths and everyday life of homeless people in the context of two Czech cities. The project is unique in...
Project duration: 2015 - 2017

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