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Response to the threat of demolition of the village: Horní Jiřetín and Nové Heřminovy
Vitíková, Jana ; Černý, Karel (advisor) ; Stehlík, Michal (referee) ; Spurný, Matěj (referee)
The thesis deals with the reaction of the residents of municipalities threatened with demolition in connection with the threat model presented by Dennis Smith. Two municipalities were selected for research - Horní Jiřetín and Nové Heřminovy. In Horní Jiřetín, there is discussion of the demolition of the municipality in connection with the expansion of brown coal mining and, above all, the progress of mining at the quarry of the Czechoslovak Army. It is planned to build a dam in Nové Heřminy, which should prevent floods in the region in the future and at the same time become a water reservoir for the dry season. The first part of the thesis is devoted to the threat model presented in 2018 by Dennis Smith in his book Civilized Rebels: An Inside Story of the West's Retreat from Global Power. In this part of the thesis, this model is described and put into the context of sociological theories of conflict. The second part of the thesis is devoted to the analysis of qualitative research, which was conducted in both municipalities using interviews with their residents. As part of the analysis, the residents' reactions were described in terms of strategies for coping with the situation and fears for the future. In each village, these reactions are then divided into groups. Finally, in the third part, these...
Kralupy u Chomutova: The Demolition of villages due to mining
Vitíková, Jana ; Šubrt, Jiří (advisor) ; Šalanda, Bohuslav (referee)
This Diploma thesis is telling the story of the village Kralupy u Chomutova that had to be demolished because of coal mining. It is following the life of people of the village from the time before World War I untill the 70's. It is the time when the village was demolished. Kralupy u Chomutova were located in so called Sudetenland. Therefore its rezidents where changing during 20th century. In the end It was them who were witnesses of the demolition and their stories are part of this thesis.

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