Judit Takács

Judit Takács
Download CV Research Chair (MTA TK SZI)
Research Interests

gender roles, family practices and WLB issues, social exclusion/inclusion of sexual and gender minorities (LGBTIQ people), homophobia, genderphobia,  HIV/AIDS prevention, anti-discrimination and equal treatment policies, social history of homosexuality

Selected Publications

Takács J – Szalma I (2013) How to Measure Homophobia in an International Comparison? Družboslovne razprave XXIX (2013), 73: 11–42. http://druzboslovnerazprave.org/clanek/pdf/2013/73/2/

Takács J – Kelly JA – PTóth T – Mocsonaki L – Amirkhanian YA (2013) 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, 10(1):24-34 DOI 10.1007/s13178-012-0102-5

Takács J (2013) Unattainable desires? Childbearing capabilities in early 21st century Hungary. 179-206. In: Livia Sz. Oláh and Ewa Fratczak (eds.) Childbearing, Women’s Employment and Work-Life Balance Policies in Contemporary Europe. Basingstoke and New York, N.Y: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-230-32088-8

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

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

Takács J – Szalma I (2011) Homophobia and same-sex partnership legislation in Europe. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 2011 Volume 30(5): 356-378 DOI: 10.1108/02610151111150627

Hobson B – Fahlén S – Takács J (2011) Agency and Capabilities to Achieve a Work-Life Balance: A Comparison of Sweden and Hungary. Social Politics 2011 Volume 18(2):168-198. DOI:10.1093/sp/jxr007

Kuhar R – Takács J (2011) Do Families Have a Sexual Orientation? Interview with Professor Judith Stacey. In: Takács J – Kuhar R. (szerk): Doing Families. Gay and Lesbian Family Practices. 135-149. Ljubljana: Mirovni Institut. ISBN 978-961-6455-71-8 http://www.mirovni-institut.si/Publikacija/Detail/en/publikacija/Doing-families-Gay-and-Lesbian-Family-Practices/

Takács J (2011) Homofóbia Magyarországon és Európában. In: Takács J (szerk): Homofóbia Magyarországon. Budapest: L’Harmattan Kiadó. 15-34. ISBN 978-963-236-462-9 http://mek.oszk.hu/10400/10446/10446.pdf

Takács J (2004) Homoszexualitás és társadalom. Új Mandátum Kiadó: Budapest, p. 234 (2004) ISBN 963-9494-57-7 http://www.mek.oszk.hu/07000/07076/07076.pdf

Research Projects

On-going research projects

2013-2017 Families and Societies (FP7) – Hungarian Team Leader

2013-2016 Social History of Homosexuality in 20th Century Hungary before 1990 (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund – 105414) – Principal Investigator

2013-2014 GAP Work: Improving Gender-Related Violence Intervention and Referral through Youth Practitioner Training (Daphne) – Associate Partner

2012-2014 Multiple Discrimination: Individual and Institutional Perceptions, Effects and Actions (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund – 101468) – Researcher

Completed research projects

2010–2013 Equal Treatment Awareness in Hungary (Hungarian research project commissioned by the Equal Treatment Authority) – Researcher responsible for LGBT issues

2007–2012 HIV Prevention within High-Risk Social Networks – International Social Network Study II.  (Led by CAIR, Medical College of Wisconsin; sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA) – Principal Investigator of the Hungarian site

2010–2011 Citizens in Diversity: A Four-Nation Study on Homophobia and Fundamental Rights (EC Fundamental Rights and Citizenship project – JLS/2008/FRAC/AG/1334) – Hungarian Team Leader

2010-2011 AHEAD: Against Homophobia. European Local Administration Devices (EC Fundamental Rights and Citizenship project – JLS/2008/FRAC/AG/1334) – Partner

2006–2011 RECWOWE: Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe (FP6-2004-Citizens-4 European Network of Excellence, NoE) – Hungarian Team Leader

2008 Study on Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU (Danish Institute for Human Rights; European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights) – Hungarian Country Report Author

2007 Social exclusion of LGBT people in Hungary (Hungarian research project, sponsored by the Hungarian Ministry of Labour) – Team Leader

2007 Role of district nurses in increasing fathers’ involvement in child care (Hungarian research project of MONA, Foundation for the Women in Hungary) – Researcher

2006 Social Exclusion of LGBT Youth in Europe (ILGA-Europe; IGLYO) – Researcher

2005–2007 Genderwise: The role of men as agents of change in reconciling work and family life (European Commission Grant VS/2005/0338) – Local Coordinator

2003–2007 HIV Prevention within High-Risk Social Networks – International Social Network Study I. (Led by CAIR, Medical College of Wisconsin; sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, USA) – Principal Investigator of the Hungarian site

2003–2004 Transsexuals in the Hungarian Social and Health Care System (Hungarian research project, sponsored by the Hungarian Ministry of Health) – Researcher

2002–2004 Family and Policy (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund) – Researcher

2002-2004 Political and Human Rights of the Hungarian Roma (Hungarian NKFP research project) – Coordinator

2002 Sexual minority media (Research grant by the Slovenian Peace Institute) – Researcher

2000–2003 IPROSEC: Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges – Changing Family Structures, Policy and Practice (FP5 project within Key Action Improving the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base) – Researcher