Social and political transformation in the Czech Republic

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Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic , Prague
Czech Republic -- Social conditions., Czech Republic -- Politics and govern


Czech Rep

StatementPavel Machonin.
SeriesWorking papers / Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Pracovní texty.
LC ClassificationsHN420.3.A8 M335 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL614405M
ISBN 108090167403
LC Control Number96211354

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The year was. The Czech Republic is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, in which the President is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government. Executive power is exercised by the Government of the Czech Republic which reports to the lower house of Legislature is bicameral, with Social and political transformation in the Czech Republic book Chamber of Deputies (Poslanecká sněmovna) consisting of members and.

The political, economic and social transformation of the Czech Republic is not complete. The drastic and sudden shift to austere policies and de-regulation have in many ways exacerbated latent problems inherent in the shift to a capitalist economy.

This book deals primarily with social costs of transformation to a market economy in Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary. The transformation provisions have negatively affected the well-being of the population. They brought about unemployment, a phenomenon which did not exist in the previous, communist system, increased income inequities Format: Hardcover.

The collapse of communism in the Czech Republic (then Czechoslovakia) in produced an extraordinary euphoria among the Czech people. It created an unusually great unity in the whole country.

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The institutional weakness of the political parties that presided over the transformation process has led, in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia, to the rise of populist movements. In Slovakia, Robert Fico’s populist grouping Smer (Direction) eventually came to dominate over the entire left side of the political spectrum.

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He has published over 20 books on general social, political and economic themes, and has been awarded a number of international prizes and honorary. Using concrete examples from the eastern European countries throughout, including the Czech Republic and Bulgaria, this work systematically examines, in a society-wide context, the initial conditions of transformation, the policy tasks ahead and the manner in which policies have been by: 1.

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Pages in category "Political parties in the Czech Republic" The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Czech Republic, with Prague as its social center, has survived a fascinatingly tumultuous past and present, enduring four separate political regimes in the past century, in addition to wartime mayhem.

Most recently, the leap from communism to capitalism has marked the city. Despite these antics, the Czech Republic’s democratic identity seemed securely anchored in a multiparty political system dominated by pro-EU parties of the moderate left and center.

The STEM December political poll came out with a common result: ANO remains by far the most popular single party in the Czech political scene.

The STEM poll showed that % of decided voters would choose to vote for ANO in parliamentary elections. Klaus Jr.'s political party Tricolour had the worst result, falling to.5% of the decided voters. Study in Czech Republic. Czech Republic is the country with the highest human development in Central and Eastern Europe and has ranked as the third most peaceful country in Europe.

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The economy of the Czech Republic is a developed export-oriented social market economy based in services, manufacturing, and innovation, that maintains a high-income welfare state and the European social model.

The Czech Republic participates in the European Single Market as a member of the European Union, and is therefore a part of the economy of the European Union, but uses its own Country group: Developed/Advanced, High-income .In brief. The centrist ANO movement won the largest vote share in the election and formed a minority coalition with the Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD), supported by the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM).The Government of the Czech Republic (Czech: Vláda České republiky) exercises executive power in the Czech members of the government are the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (Chairman of the Government), the deputy prime minister and other ministers.

It has its legal basis in the Constitution of the Czech RepublicAppointed by: Presidential nomination with Chamber of .