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Recreation, sport and life in the mountains - Case study of Bedřichov village in Jizera Mountains
Buzínová, Michaela ; Rynda, Ivan (advisor) ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (referee)
The thesis focuses on the issue of the impact of sport, recreation and weekend housing on the shape and development of the village, which is directly related to these activities and is located in a protected landscape area. My subject of interest is the specific village of Bedřichov in the Jizera Mountains. This area has been struggling in recent years with the influxt of athletes and those interested in weekend living, who mainly run cross-country skiing. Bedřichov has to adapt to this onslaught and find solutions to be a pleasant place not only for athletes and tourists, but also a pleasant place for everyday life. This thesis takes the form of a case study and the main aim is not only to present the problem in a comprehensive way but also to show how the interests of sport and everyday life in the village are balanced. The first input is the assumption that this municipality is able to balance these interests. Analysis of research data shows that these efforts have been relatively successful so far, but balancing these interests is becoming increasingly difficult. Key words Municipality, municipal government, regional development, sport recreation, quality of life, sustainable development
Reflection of a new form of short-term volunteering "voluntourism" from the perspective of Czech participating volunteers and expert criticism
Kašparová, Veronika ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Deverová, Lenka (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with short-term volunteering called volunteer tourism (VT) or also known as "voluntourism". This type of volunteering has gained its popularity but has also been criticized by experts on volunteering. The aim of this work is to introduce the issue of VT to examine critical views from the side of experts to analyze the perception of VT by Czech volunteers who have completed the VT project and compare these reflections with expert criticism. The theoretical part is focused on the introduction of VT and analysis of scientific texts, dealing with criticism of VT. The empirical part is focused on the statements of volunteers themselves and their subsequent comparison with professional criticism. In conclusion of the diploma thesis there is a summary of research results and discussion of the differences in the reflection of two levels of participants. Keywords: volunteering, volunteer tourism, short-term volunteering, voluntourism.
Volunteering as the Way to Start a Career
Yanina, Anastasia ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Klípa, Ondřej (referee)
The influence of volunteering on the career of young people in the Czech environment represents an unexplored area of research. This diploma thesis is searching for the answer if volunteering experience and competencies acquired during volunteer activities can affect the start of a career of young people. Particular attention is also paid to social capital and to persons whose activities in the organization push volunteers forward in a professional sense and share new contacts useful for career. The theoretical basis includes the theory of social capital, signal theory, career path theory, and career anchor theory. Design work is qualitative research. The source of the data are semi- structured interviews with ten participants who have experience in volunteering and currently can provide their own opinion on the impact of volunteering on their careers. Key Words: volunteering, career, social capital, career path, career counselling, volunteer coordination, management of a nonprofit organization
Volunteering of Religious Association's Members as a Form of Civic Involvement
Kačírková, Petra ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Benyovszky, Selma (referee)
The aim of this master thesis is to clarify how volunteers civically engage in religious association. The theoretical part explains volunteering as a form of civil engagement in civil society. It also shows connection between religion and volunteering and it presents basic Christian values. The qualitative empiric part answers investigative questions which are focused on how volunteers engage inside of their association as well as outside of it, how they perceive their own volunteer activity and which values in volunteering they consider as important. All the obtained information given through interviews, participant observation and annual reports is finally summarized to the conclusion. Key words Civic engagement, volunteering, religious association, church, social capital, Christianity, civil society, civil sector organizations.
How Youth Perceive their Volunteer Work for Senior Citizens Organizations
Kramosilová, Lucie ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Deverová, Lenka (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with youth volunteering in organizations for the elderly. The theoretical part defines volunteering as well as describes its main incentives and predictors. Further, it elaborates on youth volunteering in the context of public policy. The last issue discussed is the intergenerational aspect, intergenerational gap, ageism, intergenerational learning and intergenerational volunteering and programs. The methodological part analyses how is this activity perceived by your volunteers and how they end up being involved in volunteering while using qualitative research methods. Lastly, it investigates what this activity brings into their life and their relationship towards the elderly.
Foundation Investment Fund and its beneficiaries from foundations - past and the present view
Mejšnerová, Jana ; Frištenská, Hana (advisor) ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (referee)
This master thesis focuses on the Foundation Investment Fund as a whole - mapping the developmental stages of competitions, points to the obligations provided for by the foundation contribution, points out the activities of the beneficiaries from the Foundation investment fund, describes the historical development of the foundations in the Czech lands which were impact of war events marked by lack of funds. In addition, there is also a concept of ,,foundation ". This master thesis also points to the institutions that were in relation to the Foundation Investment Fund key. The theoretical part is based on neoinstitutional theory, which is based on the synergistic relationship of civil, public and private sector. The research is based on analysis of the annual reports of the selected file foundations and provides a comprehensive overview of their operations.
Sex On a Plate: ,Food Porn' on Czech foodblogs
Pospíšilová, Tereza ; Vochocová, Lenka (advisor) ; Reifová, Irena (referee)
Diploma thesis "Sex on a plate: Food porn on Czech food blogs" explores the link between food and sex. It argues that this connection is deeply rooted in our culture and nowadays it is reflected in food porn circulating on social media. The aim of this thesis is not only pointig out the connection between food and sex but also demonstrate that "porn" in food porn is well justified and not at all coincidental. The phenomenon of food porn is also set in the context of a contemporary trend of online sharing. The theoretical part explores the relationship between people and food with emphasis on the differences between eating habits of men and women. Furthermore, the thesis draws attention to the similarities between food porn and sexual pornography. In the theoretical part of this thesis, I also comment on the trend of online sharing and digital narcisism. The second half of the thesis presents the chosen methodology, its design and my analysis using grounded theory, a method of qualitative research.
The role of volunteers in non-profit organizations providing social service for seniors from the point of view of social actors
Cízová, Natálie ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Průša, Ladislav (referee)
This thesis deals with the role of volunteering in social services for the elderly in non-profit organizations. The aim of the work is to find out what benefits volunteers can provide for clients. I have focused on non-profit organizations for which volunteering is typical. I acquired data through in-depth interviews with clients and volunteers selected non-profit organization providing residential care for the elderly. Through this research I have offered a look at the benefits of volunteering through the requirements of current social services. Volunteers have been found to contribute to a higher quality of service. Key words: social service, volunteering, non-profit organizations, third sector, elderly, residential care
Community foundations and their specifics
Procházková, Jitka ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Benyovszky, Selma (referee)
Today, community foundations undoubtedly play a significant role in building community philanthropy and strengthening civil society through civic engagement. They are unique by their specific connection to the community, ie. to a particular geographically defined area, where this foundation financially supports activities, events, individuals or groups in the form of grants. These grants provide from a collection of donated funds from many donors and the impact on the community is that it addresses its diverse problems and needs. Thanks to this collection and the endowment can address these needs in the long run. In the submitted diploma thesis, is based on analysis of professional literature, the specifics of community foundations are derived and based on the analysis of the documents of the foundations, it is shown how many Czech community foundations correspond to this ideal. Keywords: Community, foundations, community foundations, community philanthropy, social capital, board of directors, community foundation history, foundation growth, specifics of community foundations
Individualized reflexive volunteering within the framework of the European Voluntary Service program
Nosková, Barbora ; Pospíšilová, Tereza (advisor) ; Klípa, Ondřej (referee)
The thesis covers the topic of individualized reflexive volunteering in the framework of the European Voluntary Service program, from the perspective of volunteers. The theoretical part presents an overview of the theoretical approaches to volunteering in the context of historical development in Czech Republic. The empirical part analyzes the answers of ten respondents by using six dimensions of reflexive volunteering. The aim of the work was to provide a complex view on this phenomenon through the statements of its actors. The conclusion of the work is a summary of results of the research. It has shown how youth perceives volunteering, why they prefer this particular type of engagement, and how it relates to their own biography and plans for the future. Research provides a comprehensive view on reflexive volunteering, while at the same time, it gives a picture of the current world of young people.

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