Selected publications

Selected publications in English (2024)


Messing, V., Pap A. L. (2024). Cacophony in conceptualizing and operationalizing ethnicity: the case of Roma in Hungary. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1-21. (Q1, IF:2,5)

Czibere I., Balogh K., Kovách I., Nemes-Zámbó G (2024).Exclusionary Mechanisms of Social Policy Redistribution in Hungary. Social Policy and Society. Published online 2024:1-16. DOI: (Q1; IF:2.1)

Szalma, I., Szczuka, B. J. (2024). Reproductive Choices and Climate Change in a Pronatalist Context. East European Politics and Societies0(0). (Q2, IF: 0,7)

Győri, Á. (2024). Relationship between Social Networks, Support Patterns, and Health Problems among the General Hungarian Population during the Last Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Social Sciences, 13(3), 161. (Q2, IF: 1,7)

Hilbert, B. (2024). Urban governance systems in autonomous territories of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy: The cases of Croatia-Slavonia and Austrian Galicia (1867-1918). Geographia Polonica, 97(1), 23-46. DOI: (Q1, IF:0,9)

Stefkovics, Á., Eichhorst, A., Skinnion, D., Harrison, C.,H. (2024).  Are We Becoming More Transparent? Survey Reporting Trends in Top Journals of Social Sciences, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Volume 36, Issue 2, Summer 2024, edae013, (Q1, IF:1.8)

Stefkovics, Á., Ágoston, C., Bukovenszki, E., Dúll, A., Hortay, O., & Varga, A. (2024). Climate change worry in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence from two large-scale European surveys. Climate Risk Management, 100599. (Q1, IF: 4.4)

Szalma, I. - Heers, M. (2024). Attitudes Toward Immigration in Europe. Understanding the Links Between Pronatalism and Voluntary Childlessness; International Journalof Sociology, (Q1)

Gárdos, J., Hungler, S., & Illéssy, M. (2024). Anti-pluralism, Labour Market Policy and the Pandemic: Political Uses and Social Consequences of COVID-19 in Hungary. Social & Legal Studies0(0). Online first. (Q1)

Joó T, Foley K, Brys Z, et al (2024). Impact of regulatory tightening of the Hungarian tobacco retail market on availability, access and cigarette smoking prevalence of adolescents. Tobacco Control. Online First. (Online first; IF:5,2; D1 in Health-Social Science)


Selected publications in English (2023)


Stefkovics, Á., Zenovitz, L. Global warming vs. climate change frames: revisiting framing effects based on new experimental evidence collected in 30 European countries. Climatic Change 176, 159 (2023). Q1, IF: 5.3

Elhamdadi, H., Stefkovics, A., Beyer, J., Moerth, E., Pfister, H., Bearfield, C. X., & Nobre, C. (2023). Vistrust: a Multidimensional Framework and Empirical Study of Trust in Data Visualizations. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. Q1, IF: 5.2

Olt G., Simonovits B., Bernát A., Csizmady A. (2023): Housing Commodification and Increasing Potential Ground Rents in Post-Socialist Budapest. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie,  Vol. 0, No. 0, pp. 1–16. Q1, IF: 4.8

Gárdos, J., Egyed-Gergely, J., Horváth, A., Pataki, B., Vajda, R. and Micsik, A. (2023), "Identification of social scientifically relevant topics in an interview repository: a natural language processing experiment", Journal of Documentation. doi: 10.1108/JD-12-2022-0269. Q1, IF: 2,1.

Bai A., Czibere I., Kovách I.Megyesi B., Balogh P. (2023). The monetary value of convenience and environmental features in residential heat energy consumption, in particular its social determinants. Energy Stretegy Reviews 50 Paper: 101192 , 18 p. (Q1, IF 10.1)

Czibere,I., Kovách,I. & Loncsák,N. (2023). Hungarian Farmers and the Adoption of Precision Farming. European Countryside,15(3) 366-380. (Q2, IF 1.6)

Hajdu, G., & Hajdu, T. (2023). Does the unemployment rate moderate the well-being disadvantage of the unemployed? Within-region estimates from the European Social Survey. Kyklos, 1–17. IF: 1.9, Scimago besorolás: Q1 - Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

Gárdos, J. (2023) “Questions and Explanations in Sociology: A Science Studies Field Study”, Science & Technology Studies doi: 10.23987/sts.111856. Q1, Impact factor (2021): 3.105

Kékesi, Z., & Zombory, M. (2023). Beyond multidirectional memory: Opening pathways to politics and solidarity. Memory Studies0(0).

Arendas Zsuzsanna, Agnieszka Trąbka, Vera Messing, Marta Jadviga Pietrusińska, and Dominika Winogrodzka. 2023. "Agency of Migrant Youth in Hostile Sociopolitical Environments: Case Studies from Central Eastern Europe" Social Sciences 12, no. 4: 210. (Q2)

Molina, O., Butollo, F., Makó, C., Godino, A., Holtgrewe, U., Illsoe, A., Junte, S., Larsen, T. P., Illéssy, M., Pap, J., & Wotschack, P. (2023). It takes two to code: a comparative analysis of collective bargaining and artificial intelligence. Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 0(0). (Q2, IF: 1,4)

Ágnes Győri (2023). The impact of social-relationship patterns on worsening mental health among the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Hungary. SSM POPULATION HEALTH, 21(3), Paper: 101346. (D1, IF: 4.1)

Ágnes Győri, Imre Kovách (2023). The New Dimension of Social Inequality: The Agricultural Land Use Structure and the Development Level of Settlements. Social Sciences (Q2)

Imre Kovách, Boldizsár Megyesi (2023). Motivations of Subsistence Farming in Hungary: Analysis of a Multi-Factored Phenomenon. Rural Sociology (Q1, IF: 4.078)

Imre Kovách, Karolina Balogh (2023): Population Dynamics of the Hungarian Villages 1995–2016 European Countryside (Q2, IF:0,33)

Dávid, Beáta, Boglárka Herke, Éva Huszti, Gergely Tóth, Emese Túry-Angyal, Fruzsina Albert (2023). ‘Reshaping Social Capital During the Pandemic Crisis: Age Group Differences in Face‐to‐Face Contact Network Structures’. Social Inclusion 11(1). doi: 10.17645/si.v11i1.6002 (Q2, IF: 1.543)

Selected publications in English (2022)


Ágnes Lukács J. – Beáta Dávid (2022). Connecting for success: Egocentric network types among underrepresented minority students at college. SOCIAL NETWORKS 72 pp. 35-43. , 9 p. (D1, IF: 4.144)

Dorottya Szikra  Kerem Gabriel Öktem (2022). An illiberal welfare state emerging? Welfare efforts and trajectories under democratic backsliding in Hungary and Turkey. Journal of European Social Policy. Online first. (Q1, IF: 2.536)

Márton Gerő – Anna Fejős – Szabina Kerényi – Dorottya Szikra (2022) From Exclusion to Co-Optation: Political Opportunity Structures and Civil Society Responses in De-Democratising Hungary. Politics and Governance11(1). (Q1, IF: 1.775)

Judit Takács – Katherine Fobear – Szilvia Schmitsek (2022) Resisting Genderphobia in Hungary. Politics and Governance 10(4) 1-11. (Q1, IF: 1,775)

Adrienne CsizmadyLea Kőszeghy (2022) 'Generation Rent’ in a Super Homeownership Environment: The Case of Budapest, Hungary, Sustainability 14(14), 8929; (Q2, IF: 3.889)

Aron Buzogány – Szabina Kerényi – Gergely Olt (2022) Back to the grassroots? The shrinking space of environmental activism in illiberal Hungary. Environmental Politics (Q1, IF: 5.147)

Ivett Szalma – Hana Hašková – Livia Oláh – Judit Takács (2022) Fragile Pronatalism? Barriers to Parenthood, One-Child Families, and Childlessness in European Post-Socialist Countries, Social Inclusion (10)3, 82-86. (Q2, IF: 1.543)

Ivett Szalma – Judit Takács (2022) Exploring Older Men’s Pathways to Childlessness in Hungary: Did the Change of Policy Regime Matter? Social Inclusion (10)3, 138-148. (Q2, IF: 1.543)

Veronika Paksi – Beáta Nagy – Katalin Tardos (2022) Perception of Barriers to Motherhood: Female Phd Students’ Changing Family Plans in the STEM Fields, Social Inclusion (10)3, 149-159. (Q2, IF: 1.543)

Ákos HuszárÁgnes GyőriKarolina Balogh (2022): Resistance to Change: Intergenerational Class Mobility in Hungary, 1973–2018. Sociological Research Online (Q1, IF: 2.41) 

Bernadett Csurgó, Melanie K. Smith (2022): Cultural Heritage, Sense of Place and Tourism: An Analysis of Cultural Ecosystem Services in Rural Hungary. Sustainability Vol 14, no. 12: 7305. (Q1, IF: 3.251)

Adrienne Csizmady, Márton Bagyura, Gergely Olt (2022): From a Small Village to an Exclusive Gated Community: Unplanned Suburbanisation and Local Sovereignty in Post‐Socialist Hungary. Urban Planning, Vol. 7, Issue 3, Online first (Q2)

Ivett Szalma, Judit Takács (2022): Exploring Older Men’s Pathways to Childlessness in Hungary: Did the Change of Policy Regime Matter? Social Inclusion Volume 10, Issue 3, (IF:1.333)

Marieke Heers – Ivett Szalma (2022) Gender role attitudes and father practices as predictors of nonresident father-child contact. PLOS One 17(4): e026680, (IF: 3.04, Q1)

Herke, Boglárka – Vicsek, Lilla (2022) The attitudes of young citizens in higher education towards universal basic income in the context of automation – A qualitative study.  International Journal of Social Welfare, 1– 13. (IF: 1.96, Q1)

Stefkovics, Ádám – Sik, Endre (2022) What Drives Happiness? The Interviewer’s Happiness.  Journal of Happiness Studies (IF: 3.852)

Czibere, Ibolya – Kovách, Imre – Szukalski, Piotr – Starosta, Pawel (2021): Depopulation and Public Policies in Rural Central Europe. The Hungarian and Polish Cases. Ager: Revista de Estudios sobre Despoblacion y Desarrollo Rural, 33, 57-82. (Q3)

Kovách, Imre – Megyesi, Boldizsár – Bai, Attila – Balogh, Péter (2022): Sustainability and Agricultural Regeneration in Hungarian Agriculture. Sustainability, 14(2), 969. (IF: 3.25, Q1)

Attila Bai – Imre Kovách – Ibolya Czibere – Boldizsár Megyesi – Péter Balogh (2022) Examining the Adoption of Drones and Categorisation of Precision Elements among Hungarian Precision Farmers Using a Trans-Theoretical Model Drones 6(8) 200. (IF: 5.532)

Adrienne Csizmady – Ágnes Győri – Lea Kőszeghy (2022) No money, no housing security? The role of intergenerational transfers, savings, and mortgage in mobility within and into insecure housing positions in HungaryEastern Journal of European Studies 13(1): 208-227. (Q2)

Books, book chapters

Cornelia Möser, Jennifer Ramme, Judit Takács (Eds.) (2022): Paradoxical Right-Wing Sexual Politics in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 278.

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.

Zsuzsanna, Árendás – Judit, Durst – Noémi, Katona – Vera, Messing (2022) The Limits of Trading Cultural Capital: Returning Migrant Children and Their Educational Trajectory in Hungary, In:  Atterberry, A.L., McCallum, D.G., Tu, S., Lutz, A. and Bass, L.E. (Ed.) Children and Youths' Migration in a Global Landscape (Sociological Studies of Children and Youth, Vol. 29), Emerald Publishing Limited. 115-139.

Csanádi, Mária – Gerő, Márton – Hajdu, Miklós – Kovách, Imre – Tóth, István János – Laki, Mihály (2022) Dynamics of an Authoritarian System: Hungary, 2010–2021, Budapest, Hungary: Central European University Press.

Kovách, Imre – Gerő, Márton (2022) Redistribution and Integration. In: Csanádi, Mária – Gerő, Márton – Hajdu, Miklós – Kovách, Imre – Tóth, István János – Laki, Mihály: Dynamics of an Authoritarian System: Hungary, 2010–2021, Budapest, Hungary: Central European University Press. 201-229.

Selected publications in English (2021)


Ibolya Czibere – Imre Kovách – Piotr Szukalski – Pawel Starosta (2021): Depopulation and Public Policies in Rural Central Europe. The Hungarian and Polish Cases. Ager: Revista de Estudios sobre Despoblacion y Desarrollo Rural, 33, 57-82. (Q3)

Ákos Huszár – Katalin Füzér (2021) Improving Living Conditions, Deepening Class Divisions: Hungarian Class Structure in International Comparison, 2002–2018. East European Politics and Societies, December 2, 2021. (IF: 1.430)

Éva Huszti – Fruzsina AlbertAdrienne Csizmady – Ilona Nagy – Beáta Dávid (2021): When Spatial Dimension Matters: Comparing Personal Network Characteristics in Different Segregated Areas. Social Inclusion, 9(4), 375-387. (IF: 1.333, Q2)

Herke, Boglárka – Janky, Béla (2021) The Role of the Deservingness Criteria in the Case of Single Mothers’ Perceived Welfare Deservingness in Hungary. Journal of Social Policy, 2021, 1–21. (IF: 3.269) 

Győri, Ágnes – Huszár, Ákos – Balogh, Karolina (2021) Differences in the Domestic Energy Consumption in Hungary: Trends between 2006–2017. Energies, 14 (20), 6718. (IF: 3,004)

Győri, Ágnes – Perpék, Éva (2021) Work conditions and burnout: An exploratory study among Hungarian workers in family and child welfare, child protection and pedagogical professional services. European Journal of Social Work (online first) (Q1, IF: 1,8).

Imre Kovách – Boldizsár Gergely Megyesi – Angela Barthes – Hasan Volkan Oral – Marija Smederevac-Lalic (2021) Knowledge Use in Education for Environmental Citizenship - Results of Four Case Studies in Europe (France, Hungary, Serbia, Turkey)  Sustainability 2021, 13(19), 11118; pp2-17. (Q1, IF: 3,251)

Czibere, Ibolya, Kovách, Imre (2021) State Populism in Rural Hungary. Rural Sociology pp. 1–25 (Q1, IF: 4.078)

Péter Balogh – Attila Bai – Ibolya Czibere – Imre Kovách – László Fodor – Ágnes Bujdos – Dénes Sulyok – Zoltán Gabnai – Zoltán Birkner (2021): Economic and Social Barriers of Precision Farming in Hungary, Agronomy, 11(6):1112. (Q1, IF: IF2.67)

Csizmady Adrienne, Zoltán Ferencz, Lea Kőszeghy, Gergely Tóth: Beyond the Energy Poor/Non Energy Poor Divide: Energy Vulnerability and Mindsets on Energy Generation Modes in Hungary. Energies 2021, 14, 6487. en14206487 (Q2, IF: 3,004) 

Csizmady Adrienne, Bernadett Csurgó, Szabina Kerényi, András Balázs, Veronika Kocsis: Young Farmers’ Perceptions of Sustainability in a Wine Region in Hungary. Land. 2021; 10(8):815. (Q2, IF: 3.395)

Csurgó, Bernadett – Smith, Melanie K. (2021) The value of cultural ecosystem services in a rural landscape context, Journal of Rural Studies (IF: 3.544)

Kristóf Luca (2021): From Cultural Policy towards Cultural Politics? The Case of the Hungarian Cultural Sphere. International Journal of Cultural Policy. 27(2): 191-201. (IF: 1.598)

Gábor Hajdu, Tamás Hajdu (2021): The long-term impact of restricted access to abortion on children’s socioeconomic outcomes. PLOS ONE, 16(3) (IF: 2.740, D1)

Gábor Hajdu, Tamás Hajdu (2021): Post-conception heat exposure increases clinically unobserved pregnancy losses. Scientific Reports, volume 11, Article number: 1987. (IF: 3.998, D1)

Gábor Hajdu, Tamás Hajdu (2021): Temperature, climate change, and human conception rates: evidence from Hungary. Journal of Population Economics, online first. (IF:1.840, Q1)

Gábor Hajdu, Tamás Hajdu: Temperature, climate change, and birth weight: evidence from Hungary. Population and Environment , 43(2), 131–148. (Q1, IF: 3.537)

Győri Ágnes, Perpék Éva, Lengyel György (2021): Preferred leadership style, managerial and entrepreneurial inclination among Hungarian students. Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 10(44) SCOPUS CiteScore 2020 3.3, SJR 2020 0.480, SNIP 2020 1.716. Q2

Albert FruzsinaKoltai JúliaDávid Beáta (2021): The increasing importance of friends: Changes in core discussion network composition in post-communist Hungary between 1997 – 2015. Social Networks, 66: 139-145. (IF: 2.376)

Hajnal György, Iga Jeziorska, Kovács Éva: Understanding drivers of illiberal entrenchment at critical junctures: institutional responses to COVID-19 in Hungary and Poland. International Review of Administrative Sciences. Online first: Jan. 6 2021. (Q1, IF: 1,99)

Kisfalusi Dorottya, Kristóf Luca, Vit Eszter (2021): Political homophily in cultural reputational networks. Poetics (IF: 1.264, D1)

Albert Fruzsina, Dávid Beáta, Hajdu Gábor, Huszti Éva: Egocentric Contact Networks of Older Adults: Featuring Quantity, Strength and Function of Ties. The Sociological Quarterly, DOI: 10.1080/00380253.2020.1787111. (IF: 1,127, Q1)

J. Aidukate, S. Saxonberg, D. Szelewa, D. Szikra. (2021) Social policy in the face of a global pandemic: Policy responses to the COVID‐19 crisis in Central and Eastern Europe. Social Policy and Administration (IF: 1.908)

Langergraber, Guenter, Joana A.C. Castellar, Theis R. Andersen, Maria-Beatrice Andreucci, Gösta F.M. Baganz, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Alba Canet-Martí, Pedro N. Carvalho, David C. Finger, Tjaša Griessler Bulc, Ranka Junge, Boldizsár Megyesi, Dragan Milošević, Hasan V. Oral, David Pearlmutter, Rocío Pineda-Martos, Bernhard Pucher, Eric D. van Hullebusch, and Nataša Atanasova (2021): Towards a Cross-Sectoral View of Nature-Based Solutions for Enabling Circular Cities" Water 13, no. 17: 2352.

Szalma Ivett, Bitó Tamás (2021): Knowledge and attitudes about assisted reproductive technology: findings from a Hungarian online survey.    Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online Volume 13, August 2021, Pages 75-84. (Q1, IF: 0,503)

Takács Judit, Daniel de Vries, John Kinsman, Anne Cremers, John Angrén, Svetla Tsolova, Emma Wiltshire, Massimo Ciotti (2021): Public Health Preparedness and Response Synergies between Institutional Authorities and the Community: A Qualitative Case Study of Emerging Tick-borne Diseases in Spain and the Netherlands. BMC Public Health 21, Article no: 1882 (2021). (Q1, IF: 3,295)

Takács Judit, Karafillakis E, Martin S, Simas C, Olsson K, Dada S, Larson HJ: Methods for Social Media Monitoring Related to Vaccination: Systematic Scoping Review. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 7(2) e17149  (IF: 4.11)

Books, book chapters

Ivett Szalma (2021) Attitudes, Norms, and Beliefs Related to Assisted Reproduction Technologies among Childless Women in a Pronatalist Society. Springer VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften (ISBN 978-3-658-35627-9)

Gergely Csányi – Szabina Kerényi (2021) A Semi-Peripheral Myth of the “Good Mother”: The History of Motherly Love in Hungary from a Global Perspective. In: Mayer CH. – Vanderheiden E. (eds) International Handbook of Love. Springer, Cham. (ISBN: 978-3-030-45995-6) pp. 317-332.

Olt, Gergely – Smith, Melanie Kay – Csizmady, Adrienne – Sziva, Ivett (2021) Gentrification, tourism and the night-time economy in Budapest's district VII – the role of regulation in a post-socialist context. In:  Andrew Smith – Adam Eldridge (eds): Tourism and the Night. Rethinking Nocturnal Destinations. Routledge (ISBN 9780367695132)

Takács Judit: Legalizing queerness in Central-Eastern Europe. In: K. Fábián, J. E. Johnson, & M. Lazda (eds.) (2021) The Routledge International Handbook to Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Routledge: Abingdon. pp. 246-254.

Selected publications in English (2020)


Albert, FruzsinaHajdu, Gábor (2020): Association between poverty indicators and social relations. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice (Q1, IF: 0,952)

Balogh, Péter; Bujdos, Ágnes; Czibere, Ibolya; Fodor, László; Gabnai, Zoltán  Kovách, Imre; Nagy, János; Bai, Attila (2020): Main Motivational Factors of Farmers Adopting Precision Farming in Hungary. Agronomy, 10(4): 610. (Q1, IF: 2.259)

Bartha AttilaBoda ZsoltSzikra Dorottya (2020): When Populist Leaders Govern: Conceptualising Populism in Policy Making. Politics and Governance 8(3) (Q1, IF: 1,6)

Behr, V., Blaive, M., Constantin, A., Neumayer, L.; Zombory, M. (2020): An anti-Communist Consensus: The Black Book of Communism in Pan-European Perspective. Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest, 2(2-3), 55-88. (IF: 0.041)

Börcsök E, Ferencz Z, Groma V, Gerse Á, Fülöp J, Bozóki S, Osán J, Török S, Horváth Á (2020): Energy Supply Preferences as Multicriteria Decision Problems: Developing a System of Criteria from Survey Data. Energies 13(15): Paper 3767. (Q2, IF: 2.702)

Czibere, Ibolya; Kovách, ImreMegyesi, Boldizsár (2020): Environmental Citizenship and Energy Efficiency in Four European Countries (Italy, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Hungary). Sustainability, 12(3): Paper 1154. (IF: 2.576)

Herke, Boglárka (2020): Investigating the Welfare Deservingness of Single Mothers: Public Image and Deservingness Perceptions in Hungary. East European Politics and Societies: and Cultures, August 2020. (IF: 0.543)

Katona Noémi (2020): Combating trafficking of Hungarian women to Western Europe: a multi-level analysis of the international law enforcement cooperation. Trends in Organized Crime 1084-4791 22 1 1–29. 2,8

Szikra Dorottya; Varsa Eszter (2020): ‘New eugenics,’ gender and sexuality: a global perspective on reproductive politics and sex education in Cold War Europe. The History of the Family 25(4). 527-549. (IF: 0.925)

Takács Judit; Daniel H. de Vries; John Kinsman; Svetla Tsolova; Massimo Ciotti (2020): Methodology for assessment of public health preparedness and response synergies between institutional authorities and the community. BMC Health Services Research, 20, 411. (Q1, IF: 1,932)

Takács, Judit; Szalma, Ivett (2020): Democracy deficit and homophobic divergence in 21st century Europe. Gender Place and Culture - A Journal of Feminist Geography, July 2019. (Q1, IF: 1.468)

Zombory, Máté: The anti-communist moment: competitive victimhood in European politics. Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest, 2020/2-3 (N° 2-3), 21-54.

Books, book chapters

Gerő MártonSik Endre: The Moral Panic Button: construction and Consequences. In: Europe and the Refugee Response (eds.  Elżbieta M. Goździak, Izabella Main, Brigitte Suter) Routledge. London. 39-58.

Kovách Imre (szerk.) (2020): Integrációs mechanizmusok a magyar társadalomban (Integrative mechanisms in Hungarian society). Budapest: MTA Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont – Argumentum

Kovách Imre (szerk.) (2020): Mobilitás és integráció a magyar társadalomban (Mobility and integration in Hungarian society). Budapest: MTA Társadalomtudományi Kutatóközpont – Argumentum

Kőszeghy Lea, Bajomi Anna Zsófia, Feldmár Nóra: Trapped in politics - Energy poverty in Hungary. In: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Ute Dubois, Philipp Biermann (eds.) Perspectives on Energy Poverty in Post-Communist Europe, Routledge, 2020.  pp. 25-55.

Kovács Éva: Limits of Universalization: The European Memory Sites of Genocide. In: The Holocaust/Genocide Template in Eastern Europe (ed. Ljiljana Radonić) Routledge, 2019. 

Megyesi Gergely Boldizsár; Nicole Bauer, Rares Halbac-Cotoara-Zamfir, Cristina Halbac-Cotoara-Zamfir: Attitudes and Environmental Citizenship. In: Conceptualizing Environmental Citizenship for 21st Century Education (eds. Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Pedro Reis, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, Jan Činčera, Jelle Boeve-de Pauw, Niklas Gericke, Marie-Christine Knippels) Springer, 2020. pp 97-111. 

Takács Judit: Hungary. In: Creating Equality at Home: How 25 Couples around the World Share Housework and Childcare. (eds. Deutsch, F., Gaunt, R.) Cambridge University Press, 2020. pp. 134-146.

Zombory Máté: Visualizing Revisionism: Europeanized Anticommunism at the House of Terror Museum in Budapest. In: Museums of Communism (ed. Stephen M. Norris) Indiana University Press, 2020. pp. 46-78.

Selected publications in English (2019)


Acsády, Judit (2019): Women’s Industrial Labor in Hungary: An Overview of Main Tendencies and Turning Points from the End of the Nineteenth Century. Brill. East Central Europe, 45: 1-22.

Albert, FruzsinaDávid, Beáta; Kmetty, Zoltán; Kristóf, Luca; Róbert, Péter; Szabó, Andrea (2019): Mapping the Post-communist Class Structure: Findings from a New Multidimensional Hungarian Class Survey. East European Politics and Societies, 32(3): 544-565.  22 p. (IF: 0.817)

Hajdu Gábor; Hajdu Tamás (2019): Ambient temperature and sexual activity: Evidence from time use surveys. Demographic Research, 40, 307-318. (IF: 1.478)

Koltai, Júlia Anna; Lőrincz, László; Győr, Anna Fruzsina; Takács, Károly (2019): Collapse of an online social network: Burning social capital to create it? Social Networks, 57, 43-53. (IF: 3.569)

Kovács Éva: Limits of Universalization: The European Memory Sites of Genocide. Journal of Genocide Research, 20(4): 490-509. (ScimagoJR Q1)

Megyesi Gergely Boldizsár, Csurgó Bernadett, Kovách Imre (2019): After a long march: the results of two decades of rural restructuring in Hungary. Eastern European Countryside, 24(1). 0,182. SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.205 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.665

Olt, Gergely; Smith, Melanie Kay; Csizmady, Adrienne; Sziva, Ivett (2019): Gentrification, tourism and the night-time economy in Budapest's district VII – the role of regulation in a post-socialist context. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 11(3): 394-406.

Pethesné, Dávid Beáta; Lukács J. Ágnes (2019): Roma Undergraduates’ Personal Network in the Process of College Transition. A Social Capital Approach. Research in Higher Education, 60(1): 64-82., 19 p. (IF: 1.792)

Smith, Melanie Kay (2019): Overtourism and Resident Resistance in Budapest. Tourism Planning & Development, 16(4): 376-392.

Smith, Melanie Kay (2019): Overtourism and the night-time economy: a case study of Budapest. International Journal of Tourism Cities, 5(1): 1-16.

Takács, Judit (2019): How involved are involved fathers in Hungary? Exploring caring masculinities in a post-socialist context. Families, Relationships, and Societies (in press) 1-16. IF: 0.581 (2yr), IF: 0.906. Q2

Takács, Judit; Emilie Karafillakis, Clarissa Simas, Caitlin Jarrett, Pierre Verger, Patrick Peretti-Watel, Fadia Dib, Stefania De Angelis, Karam Adel Ali, Lucia Pastore Celentano & Heidi Larson (2019): HPV vaccination in a context of public mistrust and uncertainty: a systematic literature review of determinants of HPV vaccine hesitancy in Europe. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, 15:7-8, 1615-1627. (Q1, IF: 2,592)

Books, book chapters

Hajdu, GáborSik, Endre (2019): Are the work values of the younger generations changing? In: O'Reilly, Jacqueline; Leschke, Janine; Ortlieb, Renate; Seeleib-Kaiser, Martin; Villa, Paola (Eds.) (2019) Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 626-659.

Illéssy, Miklós; Makó, Csaba; Borbély, András (2018): Creative Workers in Europe. Is It a Reserve of the ’Would-Be Entrepreneurs? A Cross-country Comparison. In: Bruno Dallago – Ermanno Tortia (eds.) Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development (A Comparative Perspective on Entrepreneurs, Universities and Governments), New York: Routledge, ISBN 9780815367994, pp. 186-207.

Kisfalusi, Dorottya; Takács, Károly; Pál, Judit (2019): Gossip and Reputation in Adolescent Networks In: Francesca, Giardini; Rafael, Wittek (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation Oxford, United Kingdom / England: Oxford University Press, pp. 359-379, 21 p.

Kovács, Éva (2019): Talkin’ ’bout a revolution. On the social memory of 1989 in Hungary. From Revolution to Uncertainty: The Year 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe, eds. Joachim von Puttkamer, Włodzimierz Borodziej, Stanislav Holubec, Routledge

Messing, Vera (2019): Conceptual and Methodological Considerations in Researching “Roma Migration” In: Tina, Magazzini; Stefano, Piemontese - Constructing Roma Migrants: European Narratives and Local Governance LONDON: Springer, pp. 21-35. 14 p.

Szalma, Ivett; Takács, Judit (2018): Is there voluntary childlessness at all in Hungary? In Natalie Sappleton (ed.) Voluntary and Involuntary Childlessness (Emerald Studies in Reproduction, Culture, and Society). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 309-336.

Tóth, Olga (2019): Violence and Maltreatment of the Elderly in Hungary. Shankardass, Mala Kapur (Ed.)  International Handbook of Elder Abuse and Mistreatment. Springer, pp. 243-263.

Selected publications in English (2018)


Diogo Costa, Eleni Hatzidimitriadou, Elli Ioannidi-Kapolo, Jutta Lindert, Joaquim Soares, Örjan Sundin, Olga Toth, Henrique Barros: The impact of intimate partner violence on forgone healthcare: a population-based, multicentre European study. European Journal of Public Health, Augustus 2018. IF 2.78

Kisfalusi, Dorottya; Pál, Judit; Boda, Zsófia: Bullying and victimization among majority and minority students: The role of peers’ ethnic perceptions, Social Networks, Online first, 2018. 1 p.; IF: 2.530

Kmetty Zoltán, Tardos Róbert; Albert Fruzsina; Dávid Beáta: Mapping social milieus and cohesion patterns between 1997 and 2014; Social Networks, Volume 55, October 2018, Pages 116–129; IF: 2.462

Hajdu, Tamás; Hajdu, Gábor: Smoking ban and health at birth: Evidence from Hungary; Economics & Human Biology; Vol. 38. 2018. 37-47 p.; IF: 2.168

Benczes, R. & Ságvári, Bence. Where metaphors really come from: Social factors as contextual influence in Hungarian teenagers’ metaphorical conceptualizations of life. (A metaforák eredetéről. Az élet metaforikus konceptualizálására ható társadalmi tényezők a magyar tizenévesek körében). Cognitive Linguistics, 29(1), pp. 121-154. IF: 2.135

Smith, M K; Egedy, T; Csizmady, Adrienne;  Jancsik A; Olt Gergely; Michalkó G: Non-planning and tourism consumption in Budapest’s inner city; Tourism Geographies : An International Journal Of Tourism  Space Place And Environment, Volume 20, 2018 - Issue 3; 524-548 p.; IF:2.068

Megyesi, Gergely Boldizsár, Mike Károly: Communities after markets. The long road of winemakers to self-governance in post-communist Hungary; Geoforum Volume 88, January 2018, Pages 129-137; IF: 2.067

Hajdu, Gábor; Hajdu Tamás: Intra-Couple Income Distribution and Subjective Well-Being: The Moderating Effect of Gender Norms; European Sociological Review; Vol. 34. 2018. No. 2. 138-156 p.; IF: 2.062

Kisfalusi, Dorottya; Janky, Béla; Takács, Károly: Double Standards or Social Identity? The Role of Gender and Ethnicity in Ability Perceptions in the Classroom; Journal of Early Adolescence; Online first, 2018. 1-36 p.; IF: 1.828

Kristóf, LucaCsurgó, Bernadett: Narrative Identities and the Egalitarian Norm Among Hungarian Elite Couples; Journal of Family Issues; Vol. 39. No. 7. 2107-2130 p.; IF: 1.696

Nicole Geovana Diasa, Diogo Costaa, Joaquim Soaresa, Eleni Hatzidimitriadoud, Elisabeth Ioannidi-Kapoloue,   Jutta Lindertf, Örjan Sundin, Olga Toth, Henrique Barros and Silvia Fraga: Social support and the intimate partner violence victimization among adults from six European countries.  Family Practice, 2018, 1–8. IF: 1.67

Pethesné, Dávid Beáta, Lukács Ágnes: Roma Undergraduates’ Personal Network in the Process of College Transition. A Social Capital Approach; Research in Higher Education, First Online: 21 March 2018. 1-19. p. DOI 10.1007/s11162-018-9503-5; IF: 1.5

Vidra, Zsuzsanna; Katona, Noémi; Sebhelyi, Viktória: State policies and institutional procedures and practices addressing prostitution and sex trafficking of children in Hungary; Critical Social Policy; Vol. 38. 2018. No. 4. 645-666 p.; IF: 1.294

Zombory, Máté: The birth of the memory of Communism: memorial museums in Europe; Nationalities Papers Vol. 45. 2017. No.6. 1028-1046 p.; IF: 0.83

Pethesné, Dávid BeátaAlbert, FruzsinaKristóf, Luca; Róbert, Péter; Szabó, Andrea; Kmetty, Zoltán: Mapping the Post-communist Class Structure: Findings from a New Multidimensional Hungarian Class Surve; East European Politics And Soieties; Vol 32, Issue 3, 2018. 544-565; IF: 0.4

Hajdu, Gábor; Gerő, Márton: The Size and Heterogeneity of Egocentric Networks and Social Integration in Hungary; East European Politics and Societies: and Cultures, 2018. 1-21 p., OnlineFirst; IF: 0.400

Csurgó, Bernadett; Kovách, Imre;Megyesi, Boldizsár (2018) After a Long March: the Results of Two Decadesof Rural Restructuring in Hungary. EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRYSIDE 24: 1 pp. 81-109. Paper: DOI: 10.2478/eec-2018-0005 29 p. (2018) IF: 0,38

Kovács, Éva: Limits of Universalization: The European Memory Sites of Genocide; Journal of Genocide Research, Vol. 20, 2018. No. 4, 490–509 IF: 0.32

Zombory, Máté: Conceptions of the catastrophe: discourses on the past before the rise of Holocaust memory; chapter of Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust; Holocaust Studies, Special issue, Vol.23. 2017. issue 1-2. 176-198 p. Taylor&Francis Group; IF: 0.11

Book, book chapter

Zombory, Máté: Centers of Europe 11 p. In: Moskalewicz, M. – Przybylski, W.: Understanding Central Europe, Taylor&Francis Group; Understanding Central Europe, Taylor&Francis Group, 2017. 610 p

Olt, Gergely; Ludovic Lepeltier-Kutasi: Urban rehabilitation and residential struggles in the post-socialist city of Budapest; Routledge, Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

Selected publications in English (2017)


Kovács E, Kelemen E, Kiss G, Kalóczkai Á, Fabók V, Mihók B, Megyesi B, Pataki Gy, Bodorkós B, Balázs B, Bela Gy, Margóczi K, Roboz Á, Molnár D (2017) Evaluation of participatory planning: Lessons from Hungarian Natura 2000 management planning processes. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 204:(1) pp. 540-550. IF: 4,01

Takács J, Kuhar J, P Tóth T (2017) Unnatural Fornication Cases under State-Socialism: A Hungarian–Slovenian Comparative Social-Historical Approach. JOURNAL OF HOMOSEXUALITY 64:(14) pp. 1943-1960. IF: 1,827

Jan Vávra, Boldizsár Megyesi, Barbora Duží, Tony Craig, Renata Klufová, Miloslav Lapka, Eva Cudlínov (2017) Food Self-provisioning in Europe:: An Exploration of Sociodemographic Factors in Five Regions. RURAL SOCIOLOGY Paper 10.1111/ruso.12180. 31 p. IF: 1,718

Alex Franklin, Kovách Imre, Csurgó Bernadett (2017) Governing Social Innovation: Exploring the Role of ‘Discretionary Practice’ in the Negotiation of Shared Spaces of Community Food Growing. SOCIOLOGIA RURALIS 57:(4) pp. 439-458. IF: 1,698

Smith M K, Egedy T, Csizmady A, Jancsik A, Olt G, Michalkó G (2017) Non-planning and tourism consumption in Budapest’s inner city. TOURISM GEOGRAPHIES: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM SPACE PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT Paper RTXG 1387809. IF: 1,663

Hajdu T, Hajdu G (2017) The association between experiential and material expenditures and subjective well-being: New evidence from Hungarian survey data. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PSYCHOLOGY 62: pp. 72-86. IF: 1,275

Messing, Vera, Bernáth, Gábor (2017) Disempowered by the media: causes and consequences of the lack of media voice of Roma communities. IDENTITIES-GLOBAL STUDIES IN CULTURE AND POWER 24:(6) pp. 650-667. IF: 1,174

Tremlett, Annabel, Messing, Vera, Kóczé, Angéla (2017) Romaphobia and the media: mechanisms of power and the politics of representations. IDENTITIES-GLOBAL STUDIES IN CULTURE AND POWER 24:(6) pp. 641-649. IF: 1,174

Kurimay A, Takács J (2017) Emergence of the Hungarian Homosexual Movement in Late Refrigerator Socialism. SEXUALITIES 20:(5-6) pp. 585-603. IF: 0,922

Albert F, Dávid B, Kmetty Z, Kristóf L, Róbert P, Szabó A (2017) Mapping the Post-communist Class Structure: Findings from the 'Hungarian Class Survey'. EAST EUROPEAN POLITICS AND SOCIETIES &. IF: 0,4

Csizmady, Adrienne; Hegedüs, József, Nagy, Gyula (2017) The effect of GFC on tenure choice in a post-socialist country – the case of Hungary. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HOUSING POLICY 17:(2) pp. 249-275.

Zombory, Máté (2017) Conceptions of the catastrophe: discourses on the past before the rise of Holocaust memory. HOLOCAUST STUDIES : A JOURNAL OF CULTURE AND HISTORY 23:(1-2) pp. 176-198.

Kmetty, Zoltán, Koltai, Júlia, Tardos, Róbert (2017) Core Ties Homophily and Sociocultural Divides in Hungary from 1987 to 2015. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY 47:(3) pp. 228-249.

Gerőcs Tamás, Vigvári András (2017) The Concept of ‘Peasant Embourgeoisement’ in the Perspective of Different Historical Conjunctures. STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI SOCIOLOGIA 62:(1) pp. 85-104.

Kristóf, Luca (2017) Elite Circulation int he Hungarian Cultural Elite: A Case Study of Theatres. CORVINUS JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL POLICY 8:(3) pp. 295-318.

Szikra, Dorottya, Kiss Diána (2017) Beyond Nationalization: Assessing the Impact of the 2010-2012 Pension Reform in Hungary. REVIEW OF SOCIOLOGY OF THE HUNGARIAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION 27:(4) pp. 1-20.

Selected publications in English (2016)


Kovách Imre; Csurgó Bernadett; Alex Franklin: Governing Social Innovation: Exploring the Role of ‘Discretionary Practice’ in the Negotiation of Shared Spaces of Community Food Growing Sociologia Ruralis, 1-20, Impact Factor: 1.38

Megyesi Boldizsár; Mike Károly: Organising Collective Reputation: An Ostromian Perspective International Journal of the Commons, 1082-1099. Impact Factor: 1.792  

Messing Vera; Bereményi Ábel: Is ethnicity a meaningful category for labour market policies? A comparative case study of Hungary and Spain Journal of Racial and Ethnic Studies, 2016 augusztus, Impact Factor: 1.07

Takács Judit; Szalma I; Bartus T: Social Attitudes toward Adoption by Same-Sex Couples in Europe Archives of Sexual Behavior 1787–1798 Impact Factor 2.704

D Costa, E Hatzidimitriadou, E Ioannidi-Kapolou, J Lindert, J J F Soares, O Sundin, Olga Toth, H Barros: Male and female physical intimate partner violence and socio-economic position: a cross-sectional international multicentre study in Europe PUBLIC HEALTH 2016:(June) pp. 1-9. Impact factor: 1.566 48613

Zombory Máté: Silence, Cultivation, Cultural Heritage: Strategies of Identification in Discourses on the “German Past” in Hungary Since 1945 REVUE D ETUDES COMPARATIVES EST-OUEST 47:(01-02) pp. 169-198. Impact Factor 0.333 48614

Kovács Éva: Sexualisierte Gewalt und Trauma: Parallele Erzählungen einer Jüdin und einer Romni. OSTEUROPA 66:(6-7) pp. 43-58. Impact Factor 0.11

Kovács Éva: Overcoming History through Trauma.: The Hungarian Historikerstreit. EUROPEAN REVIEW 24:(4) pp. 523-534. Impact Factor 0.136

Adrienne Csizmady, Sandra Treija, Zsuzsanna Fáczányi, Péter István Balogh: Participatory Design Processes for the Development of Green Areas of Large-scale Housing:: Case Studies from Budapest and Riga. CRITICAL HOUSING ANALYSIS 3:(2) pp. 17-25.

Gárdos Judit: History, ontology, science studies: How to study open science and scientific data. EASST REVIEW 35:(4) pp. 139-141.

Ludovic Lepeltier-Kutasi, Gergely Olt: Demander réparation(s).: À Budapest, les mobilisations collectives à l’épreuve de leur visibilité. CULTURES & CONFLITS 101:(101) pp. 81-98.

Book, book chapters

Gábor ErőssL'Art de l'Histoire.: Construction sociale de l'authenticité et de la vraisemblance historiques au cinéma. Párizs: L'Harmattan (Paris). 295 p.

Takács Judit LGBT Employees in the Hungarian Labor Market In: Thomas Köllen (ed) Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations. 233-252 In: Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations (ed. Thomas Köllen,) Springer.

Makó Csaba, Illéssy Miklós, Aysha Al-Mahmoud: Theoretical Foundation of Innovation Policy Formation. In: Violaine Delteil, Vassil Kirov (szerk.) Labour and Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: Europeanization and Beyond. London: Routledge. pp. 531-540.

Makó Csaba, Illéssy Miklós: Segmented Capitalism in Hungary: Diverging or Converging Development Paths? In: Violaine Delteil, Vassil Kirov (szerk.) Labour and Social Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: Europeanization and Beyond. London: Routledge. pp. 77-97