ReNewTown expert

Title
RNDr., CSc.
First name
Tomáš
Last name
Kostelecký
Institution
Name of institution: Department of Local and Regional Studies, Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Address
Jilská 1, Praha 1, 110 00
Country
cz
Status
Research institution
Involvement of the expert in projects
1. Research project: Housing Market - Regional Variations and Its Social Consequences. Researcher team: Nedomová, Alena - Buštíková, Lenka - Heřmanová, Eva - Kostelecký, Tomáš - Vajdová, Zdenka - Vojtěchovská, Petra, 1999. 2. Research project: Housing Market and Its Social Context - the Situation in Prague and Brno, Researcher: Kostelecký, Tomáš. 1998.
Specialization of the institution
support of identity of local community with the place the community lives in
 
 
Specialization of the institution (description)
The department is focused on research into the connections between territorially specific factors — local and regional — and processes of social change, including the formation and functioning of socio-spatial configurations, institutional structures, civic participation and the formation of values, attitudes and political orientations. Research also encompasses the sociological aspects of local and regional politics. The department participates in international research on the European public space. Other Projects: Self-Government of Small Municipalities and Their Endogenous Development Potential, Governing in Metropolitan Regions and Its Influence on Socio-Spatial Inequalities, Social Capital as a Factor Influencing Regional Disparities and Regional Development