Vít Jančák

Vít Jančák
Charles University in Prague | CUNI

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In the developed countries the share of agriculture in employment and economy is small, but a large proportion of land is used for agricultural purposes. Therefore, farmers have a significant influence on the form of landscape and land use. The goal of this article is to explain how the landscape form and land-use structure in Czechia are influence...
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In 1989, the fall of the Communist regime in Central European countries also changed the political situation in former Czechoslovakia. The process of transition from the Communist, centrally-controlled economy to that based on market principles was started. The transformation of economy and society in Czechia as well as other post-totalitarian stat...
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The paper discuss the concepts of multifunctional agriculture, known for over three decades, especially from the Anglo-Saxon environment, and to analyse the development of Czech agriculture as well as application of multifunctional agriculture especially in the period after Czechia’s joining the European Union. There is a variety of approaches to m...
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The article deals with an issue of conception and evaluation a social capital on example of peripheral regions in Czechia. Social capital is considered here as a personal ability to get along in a community and to contribute to a development of civil society by personal activity. This conception includes both individual both network aspects of the...
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This article presents the concept of social metabolism and highlights its use for the analysis of the development of agriculture in Czechia. Similar to the general discipline of geography, social metabolism investigates the interactions between people and nature throughout time and space. In this article, we apply social metabolism methods, such as...
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The paper focuses on the relationship between social capital and local socio-economic development in the case of Czech peripheries. First, based on individual-level survey data, it examines relationships among various indicators of social capital encompassing three common dimensions: social networks, trust and civic norms and values. The results (c...
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This article seeks to contribute to discussion concerning the concept of countryside in geographical sciences. In the first section it discusses selected approaches for assessing rural areas and presents key stimulants from the new regional and cultural geography (rural areas as a socio-spatial process and as living space). The second section prese...
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CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., MARADA, M., HAVLÍČEK, T. (2011): Rural Areas – Living Space: Regional Differences in the Perceptions of Representatives of Rural Municipalities in Czechia Regarding Rural Areas. Geografie,116, No.1, pp. 23–45. – This article seeks to contribute to discussion concerning the concept of countryside in geographical sciences. In...
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This article focuses on the topic of the polarisation of space. Its objective is to give a basic overview of the theoretical and methodological aspects of research on peripheral areas and to discuss selected aspects. Attention is given to the concept of polarisation of space as a central theoretical point of departure in studying peripheral areas....
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JANČÁK, V., CHROMÝ, P., MARADA, M., HAVLÍČEK, T., VONDRÁČKOVÁ, P. (2010): Social capital as a factor in the development of peripheral areas: an analysis of selected components of social capital in Czechia’s typologically different peripheries. Geografie, 115, No. 2, pp. 207–222. – This article explores regional differences in the social capital of...
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This article explores regional differences in the social capital of peripheral areas in Czechia. Its objective is to make a general contribution to studies of social and human capital and to the clarification of the role of such capital in the polarisation of space. Specifically, the article builds on previous quantitative analyses of differences i...
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PILECEK, J., JANCAK, V. (2010): Can Social Capital Be Measured? An analysis of territorial differences among the districts of Czechia. Geografie, 115, No. 1, pp. 78-95. - This paper focuses on measuring collective social capital. Theoretical and methodological approaches are discussed, leading to a conceptualisation of social capital with a set of...
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HAVLÍČEK, T., CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., MARADA, M. (2008): Innere und äußere Peripherie am Beispiel Tschechiens. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft, 150, pp. 299–316. ISSN 0029-9138 – The contribution presents selected results of research on spatial polarization in Czechia and intends to ascertain that spatial development i...
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JANČÁK, V., HAVLÍČEK, T., CHROMÝ, P., MARADA, M. (2008): Regional Differentiation of Selected Conditions for the Development of Human and Social Capital in Czechia. Geografie, 113, 3, pp. 269–284. ISSN 1212-0014 – This article addresses the analysis of theoretical and methodological concepts of the quality of human and social capital and their rela...
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CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., WINKLEROVÁ, J. (2003): Land use changes in the peripheral regions of Czechia. AUC Geographica, 38, 1, pp. 95–103. ISBN 80-246-0981-9, ISSN 0300-5402 – The contribution deals with the analysis of land use development in the peripheral, borderline territory of South Bohemia. The analysis of the development of land structure ha...
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Basic political changes after 1990 year formed preconditions for the transition of Czech and Slovak societies. The processes of transformation have influenced also the state of Czech agriculture and the rural landscape, which will be analysed in the following contribution according to individual developmental stages. The change of political system...
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BIČÍK, I., CHROMÝ, P., JANČÁK, V., JELEČEK, L., KUPKOVÁ, L., ŠTĚPÁNEK, V., WINKLEROVÁ, J. (2001): Land Use/Land Cover Changes in Czechia over the past 150 Years – An Overview. In: Himiyama, Y., Mather, A., Bičík, I., Milanova, E.V. (eds): Land Use/Cover Change in Selected Regions in the World. Vol. I, Part IV, Issued by IGU SG LUCC. IGU-LUCC Resear...
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The article deals with the results of research on peripheral region at the microregional level. The results of field research in four model territories selected in regions with different geographical conditions are evaluated. The resulting SWOT analysis of different model regions is given and compared. The second part of the contribution interprets...
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The paper describes the Czech agriculture in the transformation period after 1990. It analyses the basic changes, which has occurred in Czechia since the end of the totalitarian period. Attention is also paid to the development of the system of subsidies, to the changes in the intensity of agricultural production, to the changes in alimentary consu...
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Geografie-Sborník CGS, 101, 2, pp. 92-109 (1996). - The article presents basic information on the long-time research programme dealing with long-termed land-use changes. This research programme is based on the land-use data of 1845, 1948, 1990, and 1995. It deals with issues marked by the International Geographic Union in 1995 as important part of...

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This project supported from Technological Agency is based on collaboration with Ministry for Regional development. The main goal is to define nonmetropolitan regions, its current problems and instruments for supporting their development. Project represented a part of more broadly defined Strategy for regional Development 2021+, which is guaranteed at the Ministery for Regional Development.