Ferenc Bódi

Ferenc Bódi
Download CV Senior Research Fellow (MTA TK PTI)
Research Interests
  1. migration models and predictability - historical models and instability and stability  
  2. agrarian progressive movements and third way models in East Europe before the WWII
  3. local social services systems and process of the modernization  in East Europe in the 20th century
  4. territorial and local policy during the political system change and period of early democracy
Selected Publications

Bódi, Ferenc & Savova, Ralitsa (2018) Third Way: Alternatives of Left Side in Central Europe between the First and Second Word War. In: Ragusa Andrea (ed.) Memorie della Rivoluzione d’Ottobre.          Piero Lacaita Editore. Società e Cultura (78) “Filippo Turati” Manduria-Bari-Roma. ISBN 9 788865 820407, pp. 97-116.

Bódi, Ferenc (2017) Immigration of Bulgarian Market-Gardeners in Hungary – an integrated migrant model in the 19the and 20th centuries in Central Europe. In: Vukov, Nikolai & Gergova, Lina & Matanova, Tanya & Gergova, Yana (eds) Cultural Heritage in Migration. Paradigma Publishing House, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies, with Ethnographic Museum. Sofia, ISBN 978-954-326-332-5, pp. 115-128.

Bódi, F. & Savova, R. (2018) A bolgárkertészek Magyarországon a 19. század végén és a 20. század első felében – környezeti és gazdaság antropológiai aspektusból. Magyar Tudomány. Volume 179 No 3 pp. 373–382.

Bódi, Ferenc & Farkas, Zsolt Jenő & Róbert, Péter (2017) A Multilevel Approach to Measuring Social Capacity in a European Context. International Journal of Social Quality • Volume 7, Number 2, Winter 2017: 30–59, ISSN: 1757-0344 (Print) • ISSN: 1757-0352 (Online) c Berghahn Books

Bódi, Ferenc (2017) History of the Migrations in Hungary during the Modern Age. Central European Political Science Review. 2017 Winter, Quarterly of Central European Political Science Alliance. Volume: 18 Number: 70. ISSN 1586-4197. pp 182-208.

Bódi, F. & Fábián, G. & Fónai, M. & Kurkinen, J. & Lawson, R. T & Pietiläinen, H. (2014) Access to Services in Rural Areas: A Comparison of Finland and Hungary. Europäischer Hochschulverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Bremen, p. 315, ISBN: 978-3-86741-898-0

Bódi, F. & Fábián, G. & Lawson, R. T. (2012) Local Organization of Social Services in Hungary (Crises – Reactions – Changes) Europäischer Hochschulverlag GmbH & Co. KG, Bremen, ISBN 978-3-86741-807-2. p. 476

Research Projects

National Excellence Programme. The project was subsidised by the European Union and co-financed by the European Social Fund. According to Magyary Zoltán Supervising Board classified this performed on excellent level.

OTKA - The effects of regional policy decisions on the local organisation of social services and the ability of rural local societies to preserve their population and the assertation of the interest of local governments.

Resource allocation of regional development. Innotars – NKTH
We are stronger together! Research of trade unions

2012 – to present regional principal investigate: Social Quality – Local Organization of Social Services
International Research Cooperation Bu dapest- Rome, prof. Peter Herrmann, prof. Péter Robert, Ferenc
Bódi Ph.D.
1993 – to present: Local Organisation of Social Services (LOSS) Project
Supervisors: prof. Rainer Greca (Eichsätt University, Germany), prof. Thomas Lawson (Louisville
University, USA) and prof. Hannu Pietiläinen (Oulu Polytechnic School of Health and Social Care,
Finland), Ph.D. Gergely Fábián (University of Debrecen, Faculty of Health) and Ferenc Bódi Senior
Research Fellow (Institute for Political Science Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of
1992 – 1997: New Democracy and Local Governance (Austria, Belarus, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Lithuania,
Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Ukraine, etc.) Supervisors: Antal Bőhm (Hungary), Krzysztof
Ostrowski (Poland), Betty M. Jacob (USA).

Work in Progress

“The Price of Migration”

“LOSS and welfare”

“Third way and Antinomy of Hungarian Politics among the world wars”

“Courage in Politics”