Judit Takács

Judit Takács
Download CV Research Professor (TK SZI)
Research Interests

family practices, childlessness, genderphobia, social history of homosexuality, community preparedness in the context of public health preparedness

Selected Publications

Cornelia Möser, Jennifer Ramme, Judit Takács (Eds.) (2022): Paradoxical Right-Wing Sexual Politics in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 278. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81341-3

Cornelia Möser, Jennifer Ramme, Judit Takács (2022) Paradoxes that Matter. Introducing Critical Perspectives on Right-Wing Sexual Politics in Europe. In Möser, C.; Ramme, J.; Takács J. (Eds.) Paradoxical Right-Wing Sexual Politics in Europe. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-81341-3_1

Takács J. – P.Tóth T. (2021) Liberating Pathologization? The Historical Background of the 1961 Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Hungary. Hungarian Historical Review: New Series of Acta Historica Academiae Scientiarium Hungaricae, 10(2), 267–300. http://dx.doi.org/10.38145/2021.2.267

Takács J (2020) How involved are involved fathers in Hungary? Exploring caring masculinities in a post-socialist context. Families, Relationships, and Societies, 9(3):487-502. https://doi.org/10.1332/204674319X15592179267974

Takács J; Szalma I. (2020): Democracy deficit and homophobic divergence in 21st century Europe. Gender, Place and Culture, 27(4): 459-478, https://doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2018.1563523

Kuhar R; Monro S; Takács J (2018) Trans Citizenship in Post-socialist Societies – Critical Social Policy, 38(1): 99–120. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0261018317732463

Takács J (2017) Listing Homosexuals since the 1920s and under State Socialism in Hungary. 157-170. In C. Baker (ed.) Gender in 20th-Century Eastern Europe and the USSR. Palgrave: London.

Szalma I; Takács J (2017) How to measure fathering practices in a European comparison? 228-249. In Michael J. Breen (ed.) Values and Identities in Europe: Evidence from the European Social Survey. Routledge: Abingdon.

Takács J; Szalma I; Bartus T (2016) Social Attitudes toward Adoption by Same-Sex Couples in Europe. Archives of Sexual Behavior 45(7), 1787-1798.

Szalma I – Takács J (2015) Who Remains Childless? Unrealized Fertility Plans in Hungary. Sociologicky časopis/Czech Sociological Review, 51(6): 1047-1075. 

Amirkhanian, YA; Kelly, JA; Takacs J; McAuliffe, TL; Kuznetsova, AV, P. Toth, T; Mocsonaki L; DiFranceisco WJ; Maylakhs A (2015) Effects of a social network HIV/STD prevention intervention for MSM in Russia and Hungary: a randomized controlled trial. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000558

Takács J (2015) Disciplining gender and (homo)sexuality in state socialist Hungary in the 1970s. European Review of History / Revue européenne d'histoire 22(1):161-175. DOI:10.1080/13507486.2014.983426 (Published online: 24 Dec 2014) https://doi.org/10.1080/13507486.2014.983426

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 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13178-012-0102-5

Takács J – Szalma I (2011) Homophobia and same-sex partnership legislation in Europe. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 30(5): 356-378 https://doi.org/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 18(2):168-198. https://doi.org/10.1093/sp/jxr007

Research Projects

2020 Social Surveillance of Same-Sex Bodies and Intimacies in 20th Century Hungary (Academy in Exile Fellowship)

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

2013–2017 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

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

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

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