Katedra sociologie / Department of Sociology


Recent Submissions

Váně, Jan , Dirga, Lukáš
The prison chaplain as a part of penitentiary care? Transformation of the Czech prison system after the fall of communism

The prison system in the Czech Republic has been carrying out a reform process since the end of the communist regime, and has gone through more than 30 years of transformation, based on an effort to make it a modern European correctional system. Part of this change&#...

Váně, Jan
Merit versus Necessity: Housing First and its Forms in Practice

The aim of the present study is to illustrate the process of putting the Housing First concept into practice in the city of Pilsen in the Czech Republic and the unintended consequences associated with it. The research is based on ethnographic methods and involved not only...

Váně, Jan
Masaryk, Weber, and the Czech situation from the Norwegian perspective: an interview with Pål Veiden

Hrešanová, Ema , Glajchová, Alena
Staré a cizí: Zranitelnost a intersekcionalita ve zdravotní péči

This paper seeks to understand what constitutes vulnerability among healthcare users in relations and social interactions with their healthcare providers. While many authors see vulnerability as an intersection of more or less permanent categories, such as gender, sexuality, social class, or ...

Kobes, Tomáš
O sociologické imaginaci

This article discusses the controversy of the sociological imagination as it was developed by Charles Wright Mills and its relevance for the current epistemology of social science. His notion of the sociological imagination has several problems due to the unreflected general prejudice d...