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Authors: Smith, Michael L.
This article compares the determinants of political participation, across 23 European countries, posing the question whether and to what degree social inequalities in political participation differ between post-communist and Western countries. The data for the analysis is from th...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš, Zdenka Vajdová
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Jindřiška Syllová, Petra Rakušanová, Petr Kolář
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Michael L. Smith
This article analyzes changes in the determination of Czech educational aspirations from 1989 to 2003, on the basis of social origin, ability, gender and other factors. The empirical research is based on a comparison of Czech data from the "Rodina ’89" and the 200...
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Authors: Podaná Zuzana, Eva Krulichová
Research on adolescent fear of crime is still relatively limited and often simply applies theoretical explanations proposed for adults. This study strives to extend current knowledge in this field by analyzing the impact of parenting style on fear of crime, namely parental attach...
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Authors: Ménard, France-Pascale, Dana Hamplová, Cécile Le Bourdais
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Authors: Konečný, Tomáš, Josef Basl, Jan Mysliveček, Natalie Simonová
The study compares the potential effects of a university admission exam model based on program-specific knowledge and an alternative model relying on general study aptitude (GSA) in the context of a strongly stratified educational system with considerable excess of demand over su...
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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: Klíma, Michal, Zdenka Mansfeldová (eds.)
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Authors: Pospíšilová, Marie
The article is based on the contemporary trend in entrepreneurship research, which stresses context. We deal primarily with the family embeddedness of entrepreneurship, which is easily studied in the case of copreneurial couples, where the link is the tightest. In our article we...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Vašát, Petr, Poláková, Markéta, Gibas, Petr, Daňková, Hana
The aim of this article is to investigate the factors that influence the size of activity spaces of homeless men and women in cities. Vulnerable population groups such as the homeless face the risk of mobility challenges that can exacerbate their social exclusion even more t...
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Authors: Hofäcker, Dirk, Jana Chaloupková
Based on data from the ESS, round 3 we investigate 1) to what degree there still exist standardized patterns in the timing and sequencing of family transitions, 2) the relationship between family patterns and socially established norms. Our results confirm that the degree of dest...

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