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...
Authors: Vohlídalová, Marta
The paper focuses on perceptions and constructions of sexual harassment by students and the gap between students’ individual definitions and expert definitions of sexual harassment. The paper centres on two ma...
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...
Authors: Křížková, Alena, Nagy, B., Mrčela Kanjuo, A.
In this article we compare the models of economic transition that have influenced changes in legislation and employment andsocial policies and have an impact on gender equality in the labour markets of three post-sociali...
Authors: Linková, Marcela, Stöckelová, Tereza
In recent decades, research has undergone major changes, resulting in radical shifts in patterns of governance. In this process, external forms of research assessment have developed as a proxy for researchers’ and research institutions’ accountability to society. In t...
Authors: Smith, Michael L., Petr Matějů
Two decades ago, scholars predicted that the economic and political transformations underway in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe would be accompanied by fundamental shifts in societal values and norms. Unlike political reforms, changes in societal norms were beli...
Authors: Petra Guasti, Zdenka Mansfeldová
New technologies represent opportunities (to ensure safety) and threats (to privacy and freedom), and also emphasize key tensions - between security and freedom/privacy and between security and its various costs (economic, health, public support, etc.). The dilemma of our times,...
24. 2. 2009
Seminář se koná ve čtvrtek 5. března 2009 v Sociologickém ústavu AV ČR, v.v.i., v zasedací místnosti č. 207, 2. patro v 14 hodin.
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...
Authors: Křížková, A., L. Formánková
The paper analyses the biographies of women at the intersection of class and gender in the Czech Republic. With the transition towards a market-based economy and a decrease in the symbolic capital of workers in the blue-collar and service fields, and in the context of a familiali...
Authors: Vašát, Petr, Daniel Čermák
The goal of this paper is to describe linguistic and issue differences in election manifestos of the parties involved in the Czech 2012 regional election and contribute to a better understanding of second-order election (SOE) theory on a discursive level. The year 2012 brought tw...
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...