MPV_LMSI Labour market and socioeconomic inequalities

Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
podzim 2013
0/2. 5 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Mgr. Laura Fónadová, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Beatrice Elena Chromková Manea, M.A., Ph.D. (přednášející)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Katrňák, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Mgr. Laura Fónadová, Ph.D.
Katedra veřejné ekonomie – Ekonomicko-správní fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. Kateřina Kociánová
Út 8:30–10:05 S311
It examines contemporary processes of economic structure, class, gender, ethnicity, family and policy restructuring and their impact on paid and unpaid work in post-communist Czech Republic.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je otevřen studentům libovolného oboru.
Cíle předmětu
Students should be able to: 1. demonstrate that they are familiar with the basic concepts by which social scientists understand labor market and socio-economic inequalities; 2. describe the major changes related to the study of socio-economic inequalities; 3. describe and summarize the development of sociological and economic theories in the field of labor market and socio-economic inequalities, including their origins and alterations; 4. compare and contrast different theoretical and practical approaches to the study of the chosen topic; 5. evaluate the contributions made by various theoretical perspectives to our understanding of labor market and socio-economic inequalities, and provide examples of their application in the field of labor market and socio-economic inequalities; 6. demonstrate that they are familiar with some of the important terms and trends related to research in the field of labor market and socio-economic inequalities; 7. classify the instruments used in reconciling work and family and evaluate the practical solutions to problems that might occur when reconciling work and family; 8. describe how and why globalization influences labor market and socio-economic inequalities, and the consequences of such changes on it.
  • Topics: 1. Introduction, course organization.
  • 2.Socio-economic inequality and its indicators in the labour market. Concepts of social classes and ISEI.
  • 3. Social mobility as an indicator of socioeconomic inequalities in society
  • 4. Social origin, education, labour market entry and social destination.
  • 5. Non-standard paid work (spatial, temporal and contractual). Unpaid work – domestic and voluntary work in a gender perspective.
  • 6. New challenges and problems of labour market after 1989
  • 7. Unemployment and its socio-demographic consequences – age, gender, ethnicity and class perspectives
  • 8.Work-life preferences and work-life balance within the framework of social and family policies.
  • 9.Employment equity and work legislation in EU and Czech Republic.
  • 10.Ethnicity and labour market – post-communist developments in the Czech Republic.
  • 11.Globalization and the transformation of paid and unpaid work – consequences for the Czech Republic.
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Výukové metody
The course is designed as a lecture-seminar format, with core readings discussed in-depth every week based on a careful reading of the texts prior to class. Two written exams will facilitate students’ understanding of the course materials and evaluate their acquired knowledge.
Metody hodnocení
1. Class participation: seminar assignment and participation in discussion (20%)
2. Mid-term and final exams - written tests (40% + 40%)
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Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Informace k inovaci předmětu
Předmět byl inovován v rámci projektu "Inovace studia ekonomických disciplín v souladu s požadavky znalostní ekonomiky (CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0227)", který je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky.

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Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2014, podzim 2015, podzim 2016, podzim 2017, podzim 2018, podzim 2019, podzim 2020, podzim 2021, podzim 2022, podzim 2023, podzim 2024.