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The Czech Republic: activation, diversification, and marginalization 1

Tomáš Sirovátka and Ondřej Hora

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Recent developments in the regulation of the risk of unemployment set the Czech Republic apart from many other European countries. There is evidence neither of a significant blurring of the ... More


Divergent Paths of Inequality in Poland and the Czech Republic

Ekrem Karakoç

in Inequality After the Transition: Political Parties, Party Systems, and Social Policy in Southern and Postcommunist Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826927
eISBN:
9780191865831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826927.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Employing most similar design and process-tracing methodology, this chapter focuses on Poland and the Czech Republic in the postcommunist region. It discusses the divergent paths these two countries ... More


Czech Republic

Patrik Vacek

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in the Czech Republic, and it contains a description of the Czech video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


The Construction of Card Markets in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

in Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on the three Central European countries--Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland. It details the role of multinational card networks, such as Visa and MasterCard, as well as the ... More


Perceptions of Party Unity in the Visegrád Countries

David M. Willumsen

in The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the four Visegrád countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia) in the early 1990s, as a least-likely case of party influence on legislators. First measuring ... More


Inequality After the Transition: Political Parties, Party Systems, and Social Policy in Southern and Postcommunist Europe

Ekrem Karakoç

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826927
eISBN:
9780191865831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book provides empirical evidence showing that most new democracies either maintain the level of income inequality they inherited or even increase it over time. It then asks why new democracies ... More


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