Balík, Hloušek, Kopeček and Holzer on the Czech Politics
26.7.2017/ The researchers from the IIPS together with other experts from the Faculty of Social Studies (Pavel Pšeja and Andrew L. Roberts), published a book devoted to the present issues, traditions, and broader international, societal, and economic context. The book called Czech Politics: From West to East and Back Again was published by Barbara Budrich Verlag.
The volume provides a comprehensive overview of Czech politics, past and present. The authors not only cover the main political developments of the past two centuries, they also situate the current political system in the context of communist and pre-communist legacies. They argue that amidst the dramatic changes of the Velvet Revolution, one can find a plethora of continuities in culture and institutions that help to explain the shape of Czech politics today.
21.9.2017/ Why is there so much reservation and scepticism among the Czech public as well as politicians towards the European Union? Has the experience of the…full article