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Klímová Chaloupková, Jana. 2016. „ Is marriage an outdated institution in the Czech Republic? .“ in Pat Lyons and Rita Kindlerová (eds.). Contemporary Czech Society. Prague: The Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. ISBN 978-80-7330-299-3.

In the Czech Republic, the context for starting a family has changed dramatically since the fall of communism in late 1989. Fewer Czechs are getting married, and if they do, they do so at a later age. Cohabitation has become a long-term household arrangement in which children are raised. Today, marriage is not the only socially acceptable form of a shared life among Czech couples. In addition, views about cohabitation, marriage and when is the right time for marriage had become more variable.

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Pat Lyons and Rita Kindlerová (eds.)


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