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Current Problems in the Slovak Republic – September 2003

Supported by: OSI - Open Society Institute

Project Span: August – December 2003

Project Team: Zora Bútorová, Oľga Gyárfášová, Marián Velšic, Vladimír Krivý

Co-operating Insitutions: FOCUS Agency (field data collection)

Objective: To continually analyze basic developmental trends, problem areas, and public opinion in Slovakia. The project is based on representative sociological research carried out on a sample of the adult population of the Slovak Republic based on the following selection criteria: sex, age, level of education, nationality, size of city/town, and region. The research focuses on the following social aspects: perception of problems in society; the evaluation of the direction that society is heading; perception of the past and present regime; economic orientations and values; political preferences and support of political parties; confidence toward politicians; confidence toward political and social institutions; ethnic relations; perception of "the rules of the game" within the society; preferences in foreign policy; positions toward the church and gender issues.


Chapter: "Public Opinion" in: Slovakia 2003. Global Report on the State of Society

Analysis of research fingings: Citizens‘ Confidence Toward the Police is on the Rise

Analysis of research fingings: The Most Pressing Social Issues One Year after the Parliamentary Elections

Analysis of research fingings: Citizens‘ Confidence Toward Constitutional Institutions

Analysis of research fingings: Citizens‘ Confidence Toward Politicians

Interviews and articles for regional, nation-wide, and foreign media.

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Current socio-political context, Slovak right-wing extremist and ultra-nationalist scene.

Diverging Voices, Converging Policies
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Historical, political and ideological aspects of the right-wing extremism in central Europe.

Book on new political parties in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Extremism vs. Democracy in Central Europe: Issues, Experiences, Challenges
Alternative Politics? The Rise of New Political Parties in Central Europe

Collection of analytical studies from experts from Great Britain, France, Norway, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

Confronting the dark sides of the past and considering the participation of Christians in public life.

Conspiracy Theories in Europe
Tiso's Ghost in 2016 Slovakia
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