Publikace
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
This project is supported by the 2020 Lumina Quaeruntur award of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It establishes a new research team - The Centre for the Study of Social Change and the Material Environment (CESCAME) based at the Institute of Sociology.  
Project duration: 2021 - 2025
Akce
12. 10. 2022
Delnicke bydleni
CESCAME invites you to an exciting series of three guest lectures on urban practices and politics. In the last lecture, Lela Rekhiashvili will show how marketisation produces new forms of urban informality, criticising interpretations of informality as a product of ‘deficiencies’...
Akce
12. 10. 2022
Delnicke bydleni
CESCAME zve v rámci své série o městských praktikách a politikách na přednášku Lely Rekhiashvili, ve které kritizuje výklady neformality jako důsledek 'nedostatečnosti' tranzice střední a východní Evropy a Eurasie. Naopak ukáže, jak nové podoby městské neformality vytváří marketi...
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 examples, namely...
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...
Publikace
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...
Publikace
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...
Publikace
Authors: S. Keim-Klärner, Josef Bernard, S. Bischof, C. van Dülmen, A. Klärner, A. Steinführer
The aim of this Working Paper is to introduce a conceptual model and study design forresearching social disadvantage in rural peripheries, focusing on the interplay of socialdisadvantage and spatial disadvantage. The paper presents the theoretical concepts,understandings, and def...
Akce
13. 10. 2021 - 15. 10. 2021
Interactions between formality and informality in urban contexts: Insights from the margins
CESCAME (Centre for the Study of Social Change and the Material Environment) invites you to the online conference organised (online) at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, 13 – 15. 10., 2 – 5 pm each day (GMT +2 / Prague time).
Akce
13. 10. 2021 - 15. 10. 2021
Interactions between formality and informality in urban contexts: Insights from the margins
CESCAME (Centre for the Study of Social Change and the Material Environment) invites you to the online conference organised (online) at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, 13 – 15. 10., 2 – 5 pm each day (GMT +2 / Prague time).
Akce
14. 6. 2022
Housing in an industrial zone
CESCAME invites you to a series of three guest lectures on the city, sustainability, urban practices and politics, everydayness and informality and their potential for social change. In the first lecture, our guest Örjan Sjöberg will conceptually discuss the Sustainable Developme...
Obsahová stránka
Institute of sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences cordially invite you to submit paper proposals for the Midterm Conference of ESA RN36: „In search of new dimensions of social transformations”.Conference will be held on-line and organized by ESA RN36 “Sociology of transfor...
Publikace
Authors: Křížková, Ivana, Klsák, Adam, Šimon, Martin
Příspěvek se zaměřuje na stěhování a rezidenční mobilitu cizinců v Praze a Středočeském kraji, kde se soustředí značná část cizinecké populace Česka. Na základě kombinace dvou zdrojů dat ukazuje, že vzhledem ke specifickým prostorovým vzorcům pobytu a pohybu mají cizinc...
Publikace
Authors: Vobecká, Jana, Piguet, Virginie
This paper examines long-term trends in fertility and recent reversals in natural increase, net migration, and general fertility across residential contexts in the post-communist Czech Republic. Long-term differentials are analysed on the cumulative fertility of cohorts whose fer...
Publikace
Authors: Šimon, Martin, Křížková, Ivana, Klsák, Adam
Immigration is one of the most contentious fields of contemporary European urban policy. While the development of urban segregation is well documented in traditional immigration countries with population register data, there is a lack of detailed research on population dynamics i...
Publikace
Authors: Vašát, Petr
The article explores how homeless people make places in the public space, while revealing some of the overlooked effects these places may have on the wider city. The article relies on extensive ethnographic research and media coverage analysis of a place called Eskalátory...
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...
Publikace
Authors: Bernard, Josef, Contzen, Sandra, Decker, Anja, Shucksmith, Mark
This paper is summarising the state of the art of rural poverty and social exclusion research and the current developments in the field, and it proposes new research agendas. In particular, the importance of further Europeanisation and internationalisation of rural poverty resear...
Akce
14. 6. 2022
Housing in an industrial zone
CESCAME zve na sérii tří přednášek o městě, udržitelnosti, městských praktikách a politikách, každodennosti, neformalitě a jejich potenciálu k podpoře sociálních změn. Na první přednášce náš host Örjan Sjöberg promluví o vzájemných vztazích mezi jednotlivými Cíli udržitelného roz...

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