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Local Party Systems: The Case Study of the Benešov District
Vaculík, David ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Brunclík, Miloš (referee)
The thesis keens on the analysis and development of the party systems in the cities and towns of the Benešov district. The thesis primarily concerns on existence of political parties on the local level, creation of electoral lists and analysis of the electoral list structure. The thesis also concerns on relations between candidates subjects, interactions between them and formation of coalitions.
Housing policy and housing availability in Rychnov nad Kněžnou
Tojnar, Jiří ; Ochrana, František (advisor) ; Lukavec, Tomáš (referee)
The subject of the research is regional housing policy. It is defined as a kind of public policy investigated on the conditions of the selected region. This is a problem that is still very little theoretically elaborated. The theoretical framework (concept) of "housing policy" as a kind ("subset") of public policy ", which has its actors, objectives, content, assumptions and subject orientation, will be elaborated. Then this problem is solved in the case of Rychnov nad Kněžnou. The city has two major problems. Collapsing transport infrastructure and a lack of housing in private or urban property. The problem of shortage of flats is connected with other social problems such as the creation of illegal hostels, overuse of apartments by a large number of people - more waste, insufficient civic amenities. The city leadership would like to address the problem with a new construction but does not have sufficient resources to do so. Construction by private investors is also not jeopardized. By developing a building, the city would like to attract more families and employees' partners who would easily find jobs in various fields. By city dwellings and regulated rent the city would like to restrict illegal hostels. Similarly, it could offer apartments for families with children or start-ups for young people....
Sport as Local Cleavage: Case Study of Vysočina Region
Kacetlová, Kateřina ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Bubeníček, Václav (referee)
The diploma thesis Sport as Local Cleavages: Case Study of Vysočina Region analyses whether sport and sport related topics (sport financing and other support, organization of sports events, operation and building of sport facilities, association activities, etc.) are able to divide a society, or whether it can be one of the cleavages at the local level in the Vysočina Region and what intensity this cleavage could have in the examined municipalities. The theoretical part contains the concept of conflict lines of S. Rokkan and S. M. Lipset. The research put emphasis on the local level of politics, the Czech environment and the cleavage connected with a sport. Authors such as S.Balík, V. Bubeníček, J. Čmejrek, J. Čopík, V. Hloušek and M. Kubálek are dealing with these issues. The analytical part of the thesis is a case study that examines the presence of cleavage, its intensity and the approach of actors through both semi-structured interviews with representatives of selected municipalities, records of municipalities and as well through media news monitoring. Based on research it is obvious that sport could evoke and develop conflicts and, in some cases, can indeed significantly divide a society and establish a new local policy player.
Movement ANO 2011 in Local Coalitions: Case Study of Large Cities
Hlušička, Filip ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Mlejnek, Josef (referee)
This diploma thesis presents Hnutí ANO 2011 as a Czech local governance participant. Having put emphasis on ANO's local organizations, the diploma thesis deals with particular situations in selected statutory cities during the 2014-2018 electoral cycle. As the electoral cycle went by, internal problems in local organizations emerged which ended up with party board abolishing some of the organizations. Coalitions in which ANO participated also were affected by those problems. In some cities, however, coalitions persisted and ANO local organizations had not suffer with internal problems, study of which also became a part of the research in the thesis. Having a strong leader from the business environment and limited membership, ANO 2011 is considered to be a business-firm party focused on marketing strategies and external specialists. As a typical business-firm party instance Forza Italia can be named, established in 1990s by Italian businessman and future prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Business-firm party character of ANO may affect local governance where ANO's local organizations follow ANO party board's instructions and those organizations lack of autonomy to make their own political decisions.
Czech Mayors - Case Study of Písek District Between Years 2006-2014
Čapek, Jakub ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Průdková, Karolína (referee)
This bachelor's thesis is a case study that deals with research of mayors in the Písek district between years 2006-2018. Mayors of the Písek district were statistically analyzed from several point of views in the order to characterize and identify changes on this position for the last four election periods. The thesis discovers how often were the mayors reelected and for how long, as well as how many women mayors were elected, and if their numbers increase or decrease. Also, the average age of mayors and their participation in political parties were studied, eventually their nominations on the lists of candidates of political parties. The mayoral bonus is also discussed in the thesis. The mayoral bonus means that mayor gets more votes in the second election than in the first one. The topic is examined in the whole district and in small and bigger villages. It concerns mayor bonus in the case of mayors on the lists of candidates and compares all the election's results during the examined years. For this thesis the data used were collected from the server of Czech statistical office - and also from the Písek district archive, Union of villages of the Písek region, Ministry of Interior of Czech Republic as well as from the original research. The data were analyzed by the simple statistical...
Political Aspects of Jointly Held Local Referenda and Local Elections: Case Study of the City of Prague
Válek, Milan ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Stauber, Jakub (referee)
This thesis deals with political aspects of jointly held local referenda and municipal elections, focusing on the possibility of utilizing this concurrence in order to achieve political goals - influencing the progress of referendum, mobilizing voters, using the referendum as part of election campaign - the main aim is to systematize and classify these political aspects, the other aim is to identify strategies adopted by political participants in order to achieve holding both events in conjunction. The first part of the thesis the issue of jointly held local referenda and elections is placed in the context of EU member states and the conditions of local referenda in Czech Republic are analysed. In the second part individual political aspects of local referenda are identified and based on that the key categories are defined in order to systematize and classify political aspects of local referenda. The latter systematization is then used in the multi-case study of Prague, specifically its districts where the initiators of the referendum intended to hold it jointly with municipal elections in October 2014, and strategies of achieving conjunction are identified based on discovered findings.
Development Activities of Town of Lomnice nad Lužnicí
The theme of my diploma thesis is Development Activities of Town of Lomnice nad Lužnicí. The main gain of my thesis is to evaluate activities of the selected period and to elaborate the development activities for the future according the variability of financial resources. I choose the period between 2011- 2018. Conclusions of this diploma thesis can also serve the current management of the town. It could provide them with an overview of the town´s economics situation and its development.
Hidden Parties in the Czech Local Politics
Brýdl, Matěj ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Perottino, Michel (referee)
This thesis describes the parties, which stand for the local elections under another name, then is an actual name of the political party. However, there is not definition yet, in the Czech Republic this topic is not even included in a literature. Those parties, which can be called as hidden parties, do not appear only in the Czech Republic, but they can be found in other countries as well. This thesis describes the problematic of the hidden parties also in England, Belgium, Estonia, Croatia, and Poland. The main part of this thesis is devoted to the hidden parties in the Czech local elections. Beside the definition of what parties can be considered as hidden parties, this thesis includes comparison with other forms of candidacy and the development of frequency of these parties in individual years. There are also compared two forms of candidacy, which under certain circumstances can be considered as hidden parties. The biggest part of this thesis is devoted to the success of these parties and to which parties most often hide their names. Several specific hidden parties are then further analyzed to determine the historical development of parties in a particular city and the degree of connection of candidates and the political party.
Participation of Vietnamese National Minority in Czech Local Politics
Vitovská, Hana ; Jüptner, Petr (advisor) ; Kubátová, Hana (referee)
This diploma thesis focuses on the participation of the Vietnamese national minority in the Czech Republic, especially at the level of local politics. The main objective of the thesis is to analyze and critically reflect on the motivations, attitudes, and views of the Vietnamese national minority on political and civic participation with an emphasis the local politics. At the same time, the work explores the forms of participation of the Vietnamese community and the factors that influence them. Because the target group of this work is a Vietnamese national minority, the national minority policy is first analyzed at the international level, followed by analysis at the national level. The reason for this approach is that the international environment plays a vital role in examining national minority politics and ethnic minorities. Selected instruments and institutions of national minority politics in the Czech environment are then further analyzed and compared with the German counterpart where minorities, and in particular the Vietnamese minority, have long been a significant part of society. The research part of the thesis is designed as qualitative research, using document analysis and semi- structured interviews as data acquisition techniques. This is a key part of the whole work where the...

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