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Authors: Hraba, Joseph, Allan McCutcheon, Jiří Večerník
The economic experiences and economic anxiety of rural and urban residents of the Czech and Slovak Republics during the postcommunist reforms are compared and related to their support for the reforms. The analysis is based on five national surveys, 1992–1996, collected by t...
Projekt
In the first part, we comment issue of social capital and third sector in the Czech Republic with specific focus on NGOs, civic participation and social trust. Public policy in the civic sector is discussed. In the second part, we review literature (academic as well as gray) on f...
Project duration: 2006
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Authors: Hašková, Hana, Uhde, Zuzana (eds.), Maříková, Hana, Křížková, Alena, Vohlídalová, Marta, Dudová, Radka, Pulkrábková, K., Vojtková, Michaela, Leontiyeva, Y.
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Authors: Hašková, H., L. Helšusová, M. Kolářová, A. Křížková, M. Linková, P. Rakušanová, I. Smetáčková
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Authors: Marcela Linková
How to assess quality has become one of the central concerns for contemporary research, not least because of the proliferation of research assessment systems around the globe. Concomitant with this has been the growing attention to factors that compromise the credibility of asses...
Projekt
The research project focuses on the study of the political and civic participation of women in Central and Eastern Europe. It analyses the range and strategies of women’s involvement in political parties, NGOs, trade unions and social movements, and it also studies to what extent...
Project duration: 2003 - 2006
Projekt
The general objective of theProject is to promote development strategies and practices to improving the quality of life of vulnerable groups,with a strategic focus on elderly and people with disabilities, in urban areas in Central Europe.
Project duration: 2011 - 2014
Akce
21. 6. 2019
This international workshop seeks to contribute to the ongoing debate about the de-consolidation of democracy. It will explore the contemporary disappointment with the ways how democracy is functioning, manifested in the falling confidence in democratic institutions.
Publikace
Authors: Bernard, Josef
This article contributes to the rural-urban quality of life comparison issue by investigating territorial differences in quality of life using indices of poverty, satisfaction and opportunity deprivation. The article introduces three innovative elements. First, rural-urban differ...
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Authors: Bernard, Josef, Decker, Anja, Vojtíšková, Kateřina, Mikešová, Renáta
In the article, manifestations of social disadvantage in peripheral rural settings in the Czech Republic are investigated. Based on the theory of local opportunity structures, the authors identify various aspects of the spatial context that intersect with individual handicaps of...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
The interconnection between economic hardship and political attitudes is analyzed in four East-Central European countries. Two explanatory keys to recent left-turns – the “relative deprivation” and “entitlements” theses – are examined. Financia...
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Authors: Maříková, Hana, Hašková, Hana, Uhde, Zuzana
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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: Bernard, Josef
The article focuses on arrangements of family life in rural peripheries and deals with the specific constraints faced by families with children in peripheral localities. The impact of the peripheral residential environment in terms of locally embodied opportunities on the parenta...
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Authors: Kostelecký, Tomáš
The presented study deals with the political consequences of the suburbanization process in the four largest metropolitan areas in the Czech Republic after 1989. The aggregate socio-economic data on the level of municipalities are used first for the creation of typology of suburb...
Akce
21. 6. 2019
This international workshop seeks to contribute to the ongoing debate about the de-consolidation of democracy. It will explore the contemporary disappointment with the ways how democracy is functioning, manifested in the falling confidence in democratic institutions.
Projekt
ADAPT2DC partnership aims to develop transferable strategies for the provision of innovative solutions to restructure the management of services and infrastructure in shrinking regions and cities from Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Slovenia.  
Project duration: 2011 - 2014

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