Institute Members

doc. Mgr. Martin Hájek, Ph.D.


  • Department of Sociology
  • Guarantors of study programmes
  • Guarantors of branches


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Supervised thesis

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Rok vydání


Chapters in monographs


Contributions in the conference proceedings

Bachelor thesis seminar - Diploma seminar - Introduction to the Empirical Social Research for Sociologists - Introduction to the analysis of qualitative data - Practice of qualitative research - Qualitative methodology - Research Colloquium - Text, Narrative & Discourse Analysis - The key questions of sociological theory - Thinking sociologically - an introduction

1. Text, discourse, and narrative analyses and their use in social sciences – qualitative and quantitative approaches – in economic, political, media etc. domains 2. Sociology of state socialism 3. Every-day (lay) knowledge on in/justice, morals, and social norms. 4. Sociology of collective memory. 5. Other topics are also possible but have to be discussed.

Poverty as Media Spectacle: Shaming the Low-Income People on Reality Television and Internet. Czech Science Foundation (2017 – 2019), investigator. Frugality and Economy in Times of Crisis: Economic behaviour in family and public discourses in present Czech society. Czech Science Foundation (2015 – 2017), principal investigator. The Centre for Collective Memory Research, Charles University (2012 – 2017), senior researcher, team leader. Institutions in life stories. A comparative multilevel analysis of life stories of three groups of actors in the Czech socialist society (1948-1989), Czech Science Foundation (2010 – 2012), principal investigator.

Social norms; discourses of economic behaviour; text and discourse analyses; qualitative & quantitative narrative analysis; computer assisted text analysis (CATA); state socialism.

Sociology of social norms, moral orders, and normality. Sociology of economic communication (incl. money), social discourses of economic behaviour. Text and discourse analyses and their methodologies; qualitative & quantitative narrative analysis; computer assisted text analysis (CATA), data visualisation.