Selected publications

Selected publications in English, 2011–2014

Journal articles

Costa, D. – Hatzidimitriadou, E. – Ioannidi-Kapolou, E. –  Lindert, J. –  Soares, J. – Sundin, O. –  Tóth, O. –Barros, H. (2014) Intimate partner violence and health-related quality of life in European men and women: findings from the DOVE study. Quality of Life Research IF: [2.864*]

Hajdu T. – Hajdu G. (2014) Reduction of income inequality and subjective well-being in Europe. Economics: the open-access, open-assessment e-journal 8:(2014-35), 1–29. IF: 0.307*

Greenspan, H. – Wieviorka, A. – Kovács É. – Horwitz, S. R. – Lang, B. – Laub, D. – Waltzer, K. (2014) Engaging Survivors: Assessing 'Testimony' and 'Trauma' as Foundational Concepts. Dapim: Studies On The Holocaust 2014:(28), 190–226.

Janky B. – Bakó B. – Szilágyi P. – Bognár A. (2014) Stigmatising the Poor Without Negative Images: Images of Extreme Poverty and the Formation of Welfare Attitudes. Sociological Research Online 19:(3) p. on-line. IF: 0.421*

Hegedűs R. – Pári A. – Drjenovszky Zs. – Kónya H. (2014) Twinship as a resource: Zygosity- and gender-based comparison of twins’ attitudes towards twinship. Twin Research and Human Genetics 17:(5), 376–382. IF: 1.918*

Messing V. (2014) Methodological puzzles of surveying Roma/Gypsy populations. Ethnicities 14:(6), 811–829. IF: 0.517*

Szikra D. (2014) Democracy and welfare in hard times: The social policy of the Orbán Government in Hungary between 2010 and 2014. Journal of European Social Policy 24:(5), 486–500. IF: 1.710*

Széman Zs. (2014) A new pattern in long term care in Hungary: Skype and youth volunteers. Anthropological Notebooks (Slovenia) 20:(1), 105–117. IF: 0.394*

Dávid B. (2013) Social Network Analysis: Applied Tool to Enhance Effective Collaboration between Child Protection Organisations by Revealing and Strengthening Work Relationships. European Journal Of Mental Health 8:(1) 3–28.

Gerő M. – Kopper Á. (2013) Fake and Dishonest: Pathologies of Differentiation of the Civil and the Political Sphere in Hungary. Journal Of Civil Society 4:361–374.

Janky B. – Varga D. (2013) The Poverty Assitance Paradox. Economics Letters 120(3):447–449.

Csurgó Bernadett– Kovách Imre (2013) Networking LEADER and local oligarchies. Acta Universitatis Lodziensis Folia Sociologica 44:73–88. (2013)

Kóczé, A. (2012) Roma Inclusion: Who will do the work. Development and Transition - UNDP Kosovo, 29–30.

Iwasaki, I. – Makó, Cs. – Szanyi, M. – Csizmadia, P. – Illéssy, M. (2012) The nested variable model of FDI spillover effects. Estimation using Hungarian panel data International Economic Journal 26:(4) pp. 673–709.

Kristóf L. (2012) What happened Afterwards?: Change and Continuity in the Hungarian Elite between 1988 and 2009. Historical Social Research - Historische Sozialforschung 37:(2) 108–122. IF: 0.180* 

Megyesi B. (2012) Climate Change? No, Wise Resource Use is the Issue: Social Representations of Energy, Climate Change and the Future. Environmental Policy And Governance 22:(3) 161–176.

Takács J. – Kelly J.A. – P. Tóth T. – Mocsonaki L. – Amirkhanian Y.A. (2012) Effects of Stigmatization on Gay Men Living with HIV/AIDS in a Central-Eastern European Context: A Qualitative Analysis from Hungary. Sexuality Research And Social Policy IF: [0.722*] 

Széman Zs. (2012) Family Strategies in Hungary: The Role of Undocumented Migrants in Eldercare Journal Of Population Ageing 5:(2) 97–118.

Szirmai V. – Váradi Zs. – Kovács Sz. – Schuchmann J. – Baranyai N. (2011) Territorial consumption issues of urban sprawl in central european capitals, especially in the budapest metropolitan region. Society and economy 33:(1) 69–87. IF: 1.741

Hobson B. – Fahlén S.– Takács J. (2011) Agency And Capabilities To Achieve A Work-Life Balance: A Comparison Of Sweden And Hungary. Social politics 18:(2) 168–198. IF: 1.579


Roderick M. – Ishikawa, A. – Makó, Cs. (2014) (eds.) Workers, Firms and Unions - Industrial Relations in Transition. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang Verlag.

Schiff, C. – Szalai J. (2014) (eds.) Migrant, Roma and Post-colonial Youth in Education across Europe: Being ‘visibly different’. London: Palgrave.

Iwasaki, I. – Makó, Cs. – Szanyi, M. – Csizmadia, P. – Illéssy, M. (2012) Economic Transformation and Industrial Restructuring: The Hungarian Experience. Tokyo, Maruzen Publishing.

Szirmai V. (ed.) (2011) Urban Sprawl in Europe. Similarities or Differences? Budapest: Aula Kiadó, 280 p.

Book chapters

Bartha E. (2014) Forgotten Histories: Workers and the New Capitalism in East Germany and Hungary. In Boyer J.W. – Molden B. (szerk.) EUtROPEs:The Paradox of European Empire. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 309–334.

Fernezelyi, B. – Erőss, G. (2014) Knowledge interests: promoting and resisting change in mental health in Hungary. In Freeman, R. – Sturdy, S. (eds.) Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted. 256 p. Bristol: Policy Press, 45.

Dupcsik Cs. – Tóth Olga (2014) Family Systems and Family Values in Twenty-First-Century Hungary. In: Zsombor Rajkai (szerk.) Family and Social Change in Socialist and Post-Socialist Societies. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014. pp. 210–249.

Csanádi, G. – Csizmady, A. –  Róbert, P. (2014) Adult Learning in Hungary: Participation and Labor Market Outcomes. In Blossfeld, H.-P. – Kilpi-Jakonen, E. – Vono de Vilhena, D. – Buchholz, S. (eds.) Adult Learning In Modern Societies: An International Comparison from a Life-course Perspective. Cheltenham; Northampton: Edward Elgar Publishing, 264–282.

Hobson, B. – Fahlén, S. – Takács J. (2014) A sense of entitlement? Agency and capabilities in Sweden and Hungary. In Hobson, B. (ed.) Worklife Balance: The Agency & Capabilities Gap. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 57–91.

Kapitány Á. – Kapitány G. (2014) Symbols and Values of EP-election Campaigns in Hungary. In Gyárfásova, O. – Liebhart, K. (eds.) Constructing and Communicating Europe: Cultural Patterns of Politics. Zürich; Berlin; Münster: LIT Verlag, 81–97.

Szikra D. – Aczél Zs. – Szelewa, D. (2014) The Changing Language of Social Policy in Hungary and Poland. In Petersen, K. – Beland, D. (eds.) Analysing Social Policy Concepts and Language. Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. Bristol: The Policy Press, 35–57.

Takács J. (2014) Queering Budapest. In Evans J. V. – Cook M. (eds.) Queer Cities, Queer Cultures: Europe since 1945. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 191–210.

Vajda R. (2014) Squaring the Circle: Gender democracy in Hungary. In Galligan, Y. (ed.) States of Democracy: A Gender View of Europe. Routledge: Routledge, 1.

Janky B. – Lengyel Gy. (2013) Contractual Trust: The Long Shadow of the Shadow Economy. In Bluhm, K. – Martens, B. – Trappmann, V. (eds.) Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe. Oxford: Routledge, 134–147.

Kristóf L. (2013) Reputation Among the Hungarian Intellectual Elite. In Thijssen, P. – Weyns, W. –  Timmerman, Ch. – Mels, S. (eds.) New Public Spheres: Recontextualizing the Intellectual. Farnham: Ashgate, 197–212.

Makó Cs. – Csizmadia P. – Illéssy M. – Iwasaki I. – Szanyi M. (2013) Diffusion of Innovation in Service Firms: Hungarian versus Slovakian Business Service Firms. Journal for East European Management Studies 18:(1) 135–147.

Ságvári B. – Máder M. P. (2013) Towards the Socially Responsible Internet: Industry CSR Practices Across Europe. In O’Neill, B. – Staksrud, E. – McLaughlin, Sh. (eds.) Towards a Better Internet for Children? Policy Pillars, Players and Paradoxes. Göteborg: Nordicom, 151–171.

Szalma I. – Takács J. (2013) Should men have more rights...? Gender-role-related attitudes before and during the 2008 crisis. In Jónsson, G. – Stefánsson, K. (eds.) Retrenchment and Renewal? Welfare States in Times of Economic Crises (Studies in Historical Welfare State Research 6.). Helsinki: NordWel, 207–234.

Takács J. (2013) Unattainable desires? Childbearing capabilities in early 21st century Hungary. In Olah Sz. L. – Fratczak E. (eds.) Childbearing, Women’s Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Europe. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 179–206.

Vári A. – Ferencz Z. – Hochrainer S. (2013) Social Indicators of Vulnerability to Floods: An Empirical Case Study in Two Upper Tisza Flood Basins. In Amendola, A. – Ermolieva, T. – Linnerooth-Bayer, J. – Mechler, R. (eds.) Integrated Catastrophe Risk Modeling: Supporting Policy Processes. Dordrecht; London; New York: "Springer-Verlag"address, 181–198.

Kóczé A. (2012) Roma Inclusion: Who will do the work. Development And Transition - UNDP Kosovo 29–30.

Acsády J. – Biegelbauer A. – Paksi V. – Somogyi B. – Szalma I. (2012) Traditional and alternative patterns in the social construction of care in Hungary after the transition. In Daskalova K. – Hornstein-Tomic C. – Kaser K. – Radunovic F. (eds.) Gendering post-socialist Transition: Studies of Changing Gender Perspectives. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 119–149 (ISBN 9783643902290).

Batista, A. – Lesky, C. – Kovács, Sz. (2012) Situating Artistic Work in Dynamic Urban Planning: The Coexistence of Artistic and Urban Practice in European Metropolitan Areas. In Szirmai V. – Fassmann H. (eds.) Metropolitan Regions in Europe. Budapest; Wien: Austrian-Hungarian Action Fund, 199–223 (ISBN 978-963-08-4383-6).

Kóczé, A. – Rövid, M. (2012) Pro-Roma global civil society: acting for, with or instead of Roma? In Kaldor, M. –Moore, H. L. – Selchow, S. (szerk.) Global Civil Society 2012: Ten Years of Critical Reflection. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

Berki M. (2012) Post-1990 Urban Brownfield Regeneration in Central and Eastern Europe: A Theoretical Concept. In Csapó T. – Balogh A. (szerk.) Development of the Settlement Network in the Central European Countries: Past, Present, and Future. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 137–144 (ISBN 978-3-642-20313-8).

Berki M. (2012) Post-Socialist Transformation of Former Industrial Areas: A Case Study of Soroksári Road, Budapest. In Szirmai V. – Fassmann H. (eds.) Metropolitan Regions in Europe. Budapest; Wien: Austrian-Hungarian Action Fund, 83–99 (ISBN 978-963-08-4383-6).

Csurgó, B. – Rácz, A. (2012) Life pathway of disabled young adults in the shadow of the child protection system In Rácz, A. (ed.) Chances of social integration for children in public care. Budapest: Rubeus Egyesület, 49–72 (Gyermek- és ifjúságvédelmi Tanulmányok) (ISBN 978-963-08-5370-5).

Csurgó B. – Kovách I. – Mathieu N. (2012) Understanding Short-termism: Development policies in Paris and Budapest and their surrounding settlements In Sjöblom, S. – Andersson, K. – Marsden, T. – Skerrat, S. (eds.) Sustainability and Short-term Policies: Improving Governance in Spatial Policy Interventions. Surrey: Ashgate, 153–180. (Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice) (ISBN 978-1-4094-4677-4).

Kovács É. (2012) A Small Miracle without Foreign Investors: Villány Wine and Westernized Local Knowledge In Zentai V. – Kovács M.J. (eds.) Capitalism from Outside? Economic Cultures in Eastern Europe after 1989. Budapest: Central European University Press, 35–58 (ISBN:978-615-5211-33-1).

Kuhar R. – Takács J. – Yip A. KY. (2012)  Introduction to the Sociological Case Studies. In Trappolin, L. – Gasparini, A. R Wintemute (eds.) Confronting Homophobia in Europe: Social and Legal Perspectives. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 13–20 (ISBN 978-1-84946-275-4).

Makó Cs. (2012) Trade Unions in Strengthening Capitalism - The Hungarian Example. In Autio Veli Matti (ed.) Contemporary Corporate Culture under Globalization. Turku: JTO School of Management, 208–219.

Dlouhy, M. – Fernezelyi, B. (2012) (eds.) Mental health system in Hungary: Chapter 5. In Dlouhy, M. (ed.) Mental Health Systems in Central and Eastern Europe. Praha: Professional Publishing Prague, 123–151.

Megyesi G. B. (2012) Institutions and networks in rural development: two case studies from Hungary. In Sjöblom, S. – Andersson, K. – Marsden, T. – Skerratt, S. (eds.) Sustainability and Short-term Policies: Improving Governance in Spatial Policy Interventions. Surrey: Ashgate, 217–244. (Ashgate Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice) (ISBN 978-1-4094-4677-4).

Plantenga J. – Remery C. – Takács J. (2012) Public Support to Young Families in the European Union. In Knijn T. (ed.) Work, Family Policies and Transitions to Adulthood in Europe. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 180–201 (ISBN:978-0-230-30025-5).

Ságvári B. – Galácz A. (2012) Relating online practices, negative experiences and coping strategies. In Livingstone, S. – Haddon, L. – Görzig, A. (eds.) Children, risk and safety online. Bristol: The Policy Press, 309–322.

Szalai J. (2012) Fragmented Social Rights in Hungary’s Post-communist Welfare State In Evers, A. –Guillemard, AM. (eds.) Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 283–304 (ISBN 978-0199754045).

Szirmai V. – Fassman H. (2012) Metropolitan regions in Europe: An introduction. In Szirmai V. – Fassmann H. (eds.) Metropolitan Regions in Europe. Budapest; Wien: Austrian-Hungarian Action Fund, 11–17 (ISBN 978-963-08-4383-6).

Takács J. – Dombos T. – Mészáros Gy. – P Tóth T. (2012) Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Bother: Homophobia and the Heteronorm in Hungary. In Trappolin, L. –Gasparini, A. –Wintemute, R. (eds.) Confronting Homophobia in Europe: Social and Legal Perspectives. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 79–105 (ISBN 978-1-84946-275-4).

Tamás P. (2012) Antidemocratic views and Ethnic animosity in the Hungarian Public opinion: Antisemitism as Indicator of political radicalism In Guesnet F. – Jones G. (eds.) Antisemitism in Poland and Hungary. London: Routledge, 270–290.

Vári A. – Ferencz Z. – Bozso B. (2012) Participation Action Research: a Hungarian Case Study. In Renn O. – Reichel A. – Bauer J. (eds.) Civil Society for Sustainability: A Guidebook for Connecting Science and Society. Bremen: Europäischer Hochschulverlag GmbH, 171–190 (ISBN 978-3-86741-761-7).

Csizmadia P. – Szanyi M. – Illéssy M. – Iwasaki I. – Makó Cs. (2011) Cluster Development in Hungary. Searching for a ’Critical Mass’ of Business via Cluster Mapping. In Dallago B. – Guglielmetti C. (eds.) Local economies and global competitiveness. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 113–133.

Kapitány Á. – Kapitány G. (2011) Globalisation and Mode of Habitation in Hungary. In Törnquist-Plewa B. – Stala K. (eds.) Cultural Transformation after Communism: Central and Eastren Europe in Focus. Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 59–82.

Széman Zs. (2011) Ageing in Hungary. Demography and Labour Market Challenges. In Hoff A. (ed.) Population Ageing in Central and Eastern Europe. Societal and Policy Implications. Aldershot: Ashgate, 95–114.

Tamás P. (2011) The radical right in Hungary: A threat to democracy? In Langenbacher N. – Schellenberg B. (eds.) Is Europe on the „right” path? Berlin: FES, 221–243.