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The main aim of this book is to provide researchers on Czech society, politics and economy with two key resources: (1) a useful tool for working with data sources available for the study of Czech society and (2) a ready source of information and advice for processing their own research data.

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: MonographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Author provides an introduction to the problems of data management. The chapter introduces the main concepts of data management and addresses the important issues of data sharing and personal data protection.

Topic: sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

This chapter provides a general introduction to the problems of data management, data sharing and data analysis in social sciences and describes in detail the aim, the purpose and the structure of the book entitled Pathways to Data.  

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

The chapter describes creating and maintaining a data file during a research project. The author shows how to work with data in a step-by-step manner, starting with the creation of a data file, through to problems such as coding, weighing and data anonymization, and finishing up with the issue of data storage.

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

This chapter focuses primarily on standards of data documentation and archiving. The authors also describe the development of standards for data storage and provision of data. The text includes an analysis of the advantages and shortcomings of an international standard called DDI (Data Documentation Initiative).

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

The chapter focuses on the special role of social science data archives in the domain of social science research. Authors describe which data and metadata are archived and under what conditions they are provided to users for secondary data analysis. The description of archiving system Nesstar is presented.

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Chapter introduces the problem of data comparability with a special focus on international surveys. The issue of standardization is regarded primarily as a standardization of variables in resulting data files. The authors discuss the principles and techniques of variable standardization and present several examples of how some of the most commonly used variables in the social sciences, i.e. demographic and socioeconomic indicators, are standardised.

Topic: methodology, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Chapter is devoted to the analysis of the problem of standardization in international surveys using the example of educational achievement. Author focuses on international classification of education (ISCED a CASMIN), discusses the methodological problems related to measurement of education, and the difficulties of comparing the educational systems in different countries, including the examples of solutions used in international social survey research projects (ESS, EVS, ISSP, PISA).

Topic: methodology, sociological data, education

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Topic: sociological data

Type of publication: Public event or educational activityDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the problems associated with the fielding of questions of a socially sensitive nature  typically dealing with crime, health, and sexual activity in nationally representative sample surveys.

Topic: methodology, sexuality, sociological data

Type of publication: Peer-reviewed journal articleDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

In the past few decades ITC technologies have begun to penetrate various areas of social life. One of these areas is education. New forms of teaching and learning have appeared – for example, e-learning or virtual learning; this term refers to the specificity of the relationship between teacher and student. The work Authority in virtual education tries to uncover the characteristics of this relationship, which are substantially influenced by communication that excludes face-to-face contact.

Topic: human relations

Type of publication: Peer-reviewed journal articleDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Article reports on research of a little known process how the "documents of memory", biographical narratives of socialism in this case, are received by members of the community of memory. The research was based on the experiment, in which members of three generations (two generations of witnesses of socialism and one post-socialist generation) inferred the political identity of the narrators from very short fragments of biographical narratives concerning socialist era.

Topic: sociological data

Type of publication: Peer-reviewed journal articleDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Topic: social inequalities

Type of publication: Non-peer-reviewed articleDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

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Topic: migration and mobility, sociology of law

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

The report presents the main findings of a project funded by the Czech Statistical Office whose principal goal was to gather quantitative data in order to improve the methodology employed to estimate the remittances made by migrants. The primary task of the project implemented by the

Topic: economics, migration and mobility, wages and incomes

Type of publication: Other publicationDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Článek se věnuje problematice sdílení výzkumných dat v sociálních vědách a současným nástrojům a standardům, které archivům pomáhají plnit jejich úlohu. Představen je mezinárodní dokumentační standard DDI, specializovaný software NESSTAR a hlavní koncepce, které stojí za vývojem standardů archivace a dlouhodobého uchovávání digitálních dat v sociálněvědních archivech.

Topic: methodology

Type of publication: Peer-reviewed journal articleDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Topic: historical sociology

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

The article presents and discusses the results a national survey of migrant workers. The key issue addressed in the text is the educational level and qualification skills of labour immigrants and their position of the Czech labour market.

Topic: migration and mobility, work, education

Type of publication: Public event or educational activityDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Chapter briefly presents the basic terminology, i.e. terms like tolerance, ethnic minority and a foreigner, and focuses on relevant research findings from the Institute of Sociology AS CR. In addition to reporting the survey results, the authors monitor the long-term trends in attitudes Czech society has towards ethnic minorities and foreigners, and try to answer the question whether the Czech society is tolerant.

Topic: migration and mobility, sociological data

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

Text summarizes projects and other research activities of the Institute of Sociology AS CR in the field of migration and discusses the importance of scientific research for migration policy making.

Topic: migration and mobility

Type of publication: Chapter in monographDepartment: Czech Social Science Data Archive

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