Monographs

2003  Privatisierung und soziale Ungleichheit in der osteuropäischen Landwirtschaft. Zwei Fallstudien aus Ungarn und Rumänien (Privatisation and Social Inequality in East-European Agriculture. Two Case Studies from Hungary and Romania), Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus. (for a review see:  Focaal 2006, No. 48, pp. 166-167)

 

Edited volumes

2010 'Parenting after the Century of child': Travelling Ideals. Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses, Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate (edited together with Haldis Haukanes).

2009 Social Security in Religious Networks. Anthropological Perspectives on New Risks and Ambivalences, New York/Oxford: Berghahn (edited together with Carolin Leutloff-Grandits und Anja Peleikis).

2007  Social Security and Care after Socialism: Changing Notions of Need, Support and Provision, Focaal, No. 50 (special section edited together with Rosie Read).

 

Articles in journals

2011 (with Stefan Dorondel, Alexandra Szoke, Larissa Vetters) "The sleep has been rubbed from their eyes. Social citizenship and the reproduction of local hieraerchies in rural Hungary and Romania", Citizenship Studies, 15 (3-4): 513-527.

2011 "Shortage, fuzzy property and other dead ends in the anthropological analysis of (post)socialism", Critique of Anthropology, 31 (1): 43-61.

2010 "Modernität, Mangelwirtschaft und Postsozialismus. Probleme ethnologischer und soziologischer Theoriebildung angesichts gesellschaftlicher Veränderung", Sociologus. Sondernummer zum Thema Wissen um Veränderung, 1: 15-40.

2010 (with Carolin Leutloff-Grandits) "Self sacrifice or natural donation? A life course perspective on grandmothering in New Zagreb (Croatia) and East Berlin (Germany)", Horizontes Anthropologicos. Sondernummer zu Life Cycles, 16: 427-452.

2007 (with Rosie Read)  “Introduction: Social security and care after socialism: Reconfigurations of public and private”, special section in Focaal, 50 (2): 3-19.

2007  “‘Veteran care’ Shifting provision, needs and meanings of enterprise-centred pensioner care in eastern Germany”, in: Social security and care after socialism: Changing notions of need, support and provision, Focaal, 50 (2): 35-50.

2006 "Law and mutual assistance in families: A comparison of socialist legacies in Hungary and eastern Germany", Journal of Legal Pluralism, Fall (53-54): 177-207.

2006 "Lunch in an East German enterprise - differences in eating habits as symbols of collective identities", Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 131: 51-70

2005 Book review of  'Privatizing Poland - baby food, big business, and the remaking of labor' by Elizabeth C. Dunn. Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, 2004. British Journal of Industrial Relations: 539-541.

2005 "Violence and social (dis)continuity: Comparing collectivization in two East European villages", Social History, 30 (1): 25-44.

2003 "The new power of old men: Privatisation and family relations in Mesterszállás (Hungary)", The Anthropology of East Europe Review: Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, 21(2 ): 15-23.

2001 "Post-socialist entrepreneurs in rural Hungary: Social continuity and legal practice in Mesterszállás", Acta Ethnographica Hungarica, 46 (3-4): 315-342.

2000 "Thomas Schneider: Landwirtschaft in Hajós. Agrarhistorie und sozialer Wandel in einem ungarndeutschen Dorf’", (Book Review), Sociologus 50 (1): 228-229.

 

Articles in books

2010 Introduction, in: Kinship and Social Security in Contemporary Europe, Vol. 2. Family, Kinship and Community at the Start of the 21st Century: Nineteen Localities, Patrick Heady and Peter Schweitzer (eds), Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus: 169-173.

2010 Navigating kinship relations in Eastern Germany: Love, care and limits, in: Kinship and Social Security in Contemporary Europe, Vol. 2. Family, Kinship and Community at the Start of the 21st Century: Nineteen Localities, Patrick Heady and Peter Schweitzer (eds), Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus: 174-210.

2010 (with A. Baerwolf) Two German localities, in: Kinship and Social Security in Contemporary Europe, Vol. 2. Family, Kinship and Community at the Start of the 21st Century: Nineteen Localities, Patrick Heady and Peter Schweitzer (eds), Frankfurt am Main/New York: Campus: 225-268.

2010 Kinning im Alter: Verbundenheit und Sorgebeziehungen ostdeutscher Senior/innen, in: Verwandtschaft heute, Erdmute Alber, Bettina Beer, Julia Pauli and Michael Schnegg (eds), Berlin: Reimer: 225-248.

2010 Privatizing parenthood – modernizing childhood? Paradoxes of school reform in Eastern Germany, in: Parenting after the Century of Child: Travelling Ideals. Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses, Tatjana Thelen and Haldis Haukanes (eds), Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate: 141-162.

2010 (with Haldis Haukanes) Parenthood and childhood: Debates within the social sciences, in: Parenting after the Century of Child: Travelling Ideals. Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses, Tatjana Thelen and Haldis Haukanes (eds), Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate: 11-32.

2010 (with Haldis Haukanes) Parenting after the century of child: Introduction, in: Parenting after the Century of Child: Travelling Ideals. Institutional Negotiations and Individual Responses, Tatjana Thelen and Haldis Haukanes (eds), Farnham/Burlington: Ashgate: 1-19.

2009 (with Carolin Leutloff-Grandits and Anja Peleikis) Social security in religious networks: An introduction, in: Social Security in Religious Networks. Anthropological Perspectives on New Risks and Ambivalences, Carolin Leutloff-Grandits, Anja Peleikis and Tatjana Thelen (eds), New York/Oxford: Berghahn: 1-19.

2009 Social security, life course and religious norms: Ambivalent layers of support in an Eastern German Protestant Network. In: Social Security in Religious Networks. Anthropological Perspectives on New Risks and Ambivalences, Carolin Leutloff-Grandits, Anja Peleikis and Tatjana Thelen (eds), New York/Oxford: Berghahn: 62-80.

2008 (with A. Baerwolf) Traditionalisierung in der Flexibilisierung: Familiäre Arbeitsteilung in Ostdeutschland. In: Flexibilisierung. Folgen für Arbeit und Familie, Marc Szydlik (ed.), Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften: 275-294.

2007 Partition and partings: The paradox of German kinship ties. In: Memory and the Partition Motif in Contemporary Conflicts, Smita Tewari Jassal and Eyal Ben-Ari (eds), Thousand Oaks/London/New Dehli: Sage: 221-242.

2006 (with A. Baerwolf) Familiengründung und Retraditionalisierung in Ostdeutschland, ein Forschungsbericht. In: Gruppenkulturen in Europa, R. Fikentscher (ed.), Halle/Saale: Mitteldeutscher Verlag: 69-84.

2005 Caring grandfathers. Changes in support between generations in East Germany. In: Generations, Kinship and Care. Gendered Provisions of Social Security in Central Eastern Europe. Vol. 17,  Haldis Haukanes and Frances Pine (eds),  Bergen: University of Bergen, Centre for Women's and Gender Research: 163-188.

2004 Gewalt und soziale Reproduktion: Ein Vergleich der Kollektivierungspraxis in zwei Dörfern. In: Anthropologie der Konflikte, Julia Eckert (ed.), Bielefeld: transcript: 136-154.

2003 ‘Are the kuláks back?’ - Inherited capital and social continuity in Mesterszállás (Hungary). In: Distinct Inheritances: Property, Family and Community in a Changing Europe, Hannes Grandits and Patrick Heady (eds), Münster: Lit: 329-346.

2003 The son of a fox is a fox, the son of a dog a dog: Forms of capital and local perception of success in a Hungarian village. In: Breaking the Wall: Representing Anthropology and Anthropological Representations in Post-communist Eastern Europe, Viorel Anastasioae (ed.), Cluj-Napoca: EFES: 205-228.

2003 (with John Eidson and Gordon Milligan) Deutschlandforschung: Research on contemporary issues in Germany at the MPI for Social Anthropology. In: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Report 2002-2003, Halle/Saale: 71-78.

2002 Bodenbindung und soziale Kontinuität in Mesterszállás (Ungarn) und Kisiratos (Rumänien). In: Regionale Volkskulturen in Ostmitteleuropa, Hans Gehl (ed.),  Tübingen: Mohr: 155-180.

2001 'Zurück in Zukunft oder: Wer ist ein Bauer?' Institutionelle Transformation und kollektive Selbstbilder in einer ländlichen Gemeinde in Ungarn. In: Kollektive Identitäten und kulturelle Innovationen, Werner Rammert, Gunther Knauthe, Klaus Buchenau and Florian Altenhörner (eds), Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag: 279-300.

1997 Ethnische Identität und Soziale Netzwerke. Eine Fallstudie unter Ungarndeutschen. In: Kulturelle Identität, soziale Netzwerke und Kognition, Stefanie Lang (ed.), Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitäts Verlag: 167-192.

 

Working Paper

2008 (with Thomas Sikor and Andrew Cartwright) Internal Link Local state and social security in postsocialist rural Europe, Working paper No 105, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale

2007 (with Astrid Baerwolf and Tilo Grätz) Internal Link Ambivalenzen der Flexibilisierung: Traditionalisierung in Familien- und Geschlechterbeziehungen in Ostberlin und Brandenburg Working paper No. 89, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale.

2006 Internal Link Experiences of devaluation: Work, Gender and identity in eastern Germany, Working paper No. 85, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale.

2006 Internal Link The loss of trust: changing social relations in the workplace in Eastern Germany, Working Paper No.78, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale.

2002 Gewinner und Verlierer in der postsozialistischen Landwirtschaft, in: Gewinner und Verlierer post-sozialistischer Transformationsprozesse, Forschungsstelle Osteuropa, Arbeitspapiere No. 36: 68-71.