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School as an Integration Partner. Interim research report.
Leontiyeva, Yana ; Mikešová, Renáta ; Tollarová, Blanka ; Šimon, Martin ; Čermáková, Dita
The interim research report is a summary of the findings of the School as an Integration Partner project, which deals with the integration of migrant background pupils (non-native language speakers) in Prague's primary schools. The first part of the report deals with the analysis of available statistical data, analysis of previous research and other sources of information on pupils with migrant background. The second part summarizes the findings from an extensive research at primary schools in Prague conducted within the project in the school year 2019-2020 and focused on the situation of pupils with insufficient knowledge of Czech as a language of instruction. The research focused on finding out the number of these pupils at individual primary schools in Prague including the estimation of their language skills. The research also focused on the use of individual support measures by schools, on financing support of migrant background pupils and on the existence of teachers specialized in teaching Czech as a foreign language.
Political macrogeography of current public opinion on migration and refugee crisis in the European Union: multilevel analyses
Bořil, Vít ; Dostál, Petr (advisor) ; Čermáková, Dita (referee)
This diploma thesis focuses on the so-called "migration crisis" and its impact on public opinion across the European Union (EU) between the years 2014 and 2017. It stems from existing literature that works with the concept of perceived group threat. The main goal is to analyze individual-level and contextual-level factors that played a key role in a certain development of native population's negative attitudes towards migrants and refugees. Such context is represented by the EU member states. An important part of the analysis deals with the relative imporance of contextual-level factors vis-à-vis individual-level determinants. Based on the results of multinomial multilevel logistic regression, the study finds that contextual-level characteristics had a substantial impact on negative attitudes towards immigrants and a large impact on negative attitudes towards refugees. Moreover, the importance of contextual determinants increased in 2015 and 2016, respectively, followed by a decline in the subsequent period. The analyses also revealed that during the "migration crisis" the impact of specific categories of explanatory variables evolved differently. Furthermore, it was shown that educational attainment, preferred social identity and different historical immigration legacies had a considerably...
The current attractiveness of Karlovy Vary in the eyes of Russian visitors and residents
Fuchsová, Andrea ; Přidalová, Ivana (advisor) ; Čermáková, Dita (referee)
1 ABSTRACT Karlovy Vary is a popular spa and holiday destination of the Russian clientele. Recently has had the attendance of the city upward trend, yet the Russians in the city greatly diminished. The thesis examines the attractiveness of a city as perceived by Russian visitors and residents themselves and investigates the circumstances underlying the real reason for the declining attendance, and is looking for answers to the question, whether the Russian clientele, dominating in the spa centre, could replace the clientele other. The objective of this thesis is to find out whether the Russians lose their interest about the city, and that they are moving it to other competing spa destinations. At the same time is taken into account the current geopolitical events, which have considerable influence to the loss of arrivals of Russians in Karlovy Vary. Keywords: destination attractiveness, tourism, migration, spa, Russians, Karlovy Vary
Immigrant Economy and Russian Entrepreneurs in Prague
Fiedlerová, Klára ; Čermáková, Dita (advisor) ; Nekorjak, Michal (referee)
The thesis deals with the phenomenon, sometimes called "Russian infrastructure", which is created by Russian small and middle entrepreneurs. They are presented here as economic actors in search for business opportunities who make plans and strategies to achieve them. Their economic activities are conceptualized through the immigrant economy concept, which refers to the phenomena of entrepreneurship and employment of ethnic minorities and migrants within networks created by themselves (Nekorjak 2009). Both the hypothesis and the subject is the existence of an immigrant economy defined as a space of social and economic relations based on language and cultural affinity in which Russian immigrant entrepreneurs operate, and on which they depend in their economic activities. The aim is to identify the main characteristics and functioning mechanisms of this immigrant economy. The key questions revolves around the importance of ethnic networks from which migrants receive capital resources, the role of language and sociocultural affinity in economic relations, and finally the effect of structural factors on entrepreneurial strategies, especially the role of growing importance of migration flows from Russia, tourism, international trade and global real estate market. In conclusion, the thesis proposes...
Immigrant entreprenership in the Czech Republic
Čermáková, Dita ; Drbohlav, Dušan (advisor) ; Toušek, Václav (referee) ; Baláž, Vladimír (referee)
Presented dissertation is compilation of seven articles complemented by introductory summary. First part of the dissertation contains the theoretical and methodological summary of the research topic, which include our theoretical discussion resulting from our concrete research. In the second part is presented selection of our articles, which were published or accepted to the press. The topic of the dissertation are migrants, who set up their business and their business activities. Specific attention is paid to migrants economic activities in space, concretely the types of economic concentration. The summary part of the dissertation introduces three theoretical and methodological approaches to the research to this topic, which have been in the research interest since the 70s till now. They were cultural, structural and individual approaches. The aim of this summary is linking these approaches with our research and answering the question, whether it is possible to use these approaches and theories and models resulted from these three approaches in the environment of the Czech Republic. If yes than the question is with what problems and results. In our research published in articles we have used all three theoretical and methodological approaches. In the cultural approach we were inspired by concepts...

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