Activity of Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Aims and objectives
Takács's main area of expertise is LGBT identities and politics in Hungary. However she has also been involved in a number of projects that deal with the role of men in gender equality, particularly relating to the division of tasks within the family and the role of men in that. Her projects in this field include:
- 2008 Conducting a work-life balance (WLB) survey with working parents, in cooperation with Stockholm University within the RECWOWE (Reconciling Work and Welfare in Europe) FP6-2004-Citizens-4 European Network of Excellence (NoE) project
- 2005 - 2008 Bolyai Research Grant from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Project title: The changing role of fathers in Hungary (3 years' independent research)
- 2007 January - March: Researcher on the MONA (Foundation for Women in Hungary) project on the role of district nurses in increasing fathers' involvement in childcare
- 2005 - 2007 Local coordinator of the Genderwise project: The role of men as agents of change in reconciling work and family life programme (European Commission Grant VS/2005/0338)
Name: Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Stakeholder: University; Research Institute
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Hungary
Organisation Phone: (+36) 1 2240775, (+36) 1 2240770/305
Name: Olga Tóth
- Takacs J. (2008) "Ha mosogatógép nem lenne, már elváltunk volna…" Férfiak és nők otthoni munkamegosztása európai összehasonlításban ("If we had no dishwasher machine we would have divorced already…" A European comparison of division of work in the home between women and men), Esély 2008/6, 19(6), 51-73.
- Neményi M. and Takács J. (2006) Changing Family - Changing Politics, Review of Sociology of the Hungarian Sociological Association, 2006(2), 37-63. http://www.szociologia.hu/dynamic/RevSoc_2006_2_NemenyiM_TakacsJ_Changing_family.pdf
- Neményi M. and Takács J. (2008) Az apák családi szerepvállalása védőnői tapasztalatok tükrében (Fathers' roles in the family based on perceptions of district nurses), Védőnő 2008/3, 18(3), 31-36.