Katedra sociologie / Department of Sociology


Recent Submissions

Pařízková, Alena , Clausen, Jette Aaroe
Women on the move: A search for preferred birth services

Background: Women and midwives travel long distances, or abroad, to receive or provide birth services. Travel for birth services is not represented in the existing literature, despite the wide scale research available on medical travel. Aim: We explored the perspectives of women who...

Hasmanová Marhánková, Jaroslava
Places of (in)visibility. LGB aging and the (im)possibilities of coming out to others

Middle and older age are usually ignored in the studies of the processes of coming out. This paper analyses the opportunities, and also the barriers which aging brings to the possibility of articulating one's own sexual identity in relation to others. It presents the life-...

Hasmanová Marhánková, Jaroslava
Sexualita a stárnutí - průsečíky ticha. Využití intersekcionálního přístupu při studiu zkušenosti stárnutí LGBT osob

Issues of sexuality have been considerably under-studied in the analysis of later life in social gerontology. Sexual identity was considered to have a minor impact on life and social inequalities in old age. Consequently, the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older&#...

Hasmanová Marhánková, Jaroslava
Partnerství navázaná v pozdním věku v kontextu společenských proměn vnímání intimity a rostoucí různosti partnerských uspořádání

Most of the studies discussing intimate life and partnership strategies tend to focus on the young and middle generations. Intimate relationships in later stages of life are, however, often marginalized and the role of the older generations in the growing level of heterogeneity of&...

Glajchová, Alena
Rekonceptualizace pojmu zranitelnosti a jeho užití coby analytického nástroje

This paper focuses on the notion of vulnerability and its conceptualization in the scientific sphere. The concept of vulnerability is used frequently, but its explanation and definition is vague and insufficient. The main purpose of this paper is to point out the limitations of...