Benkő, Zs. (2007, Ed.): Tradition and Modernity in the life-style of the families of the Visegrád countries. JGYF Kiadó, Szeged. 429 p.



Tradition and modernity



Péter Makara: Preface

Zsuzsanna Benkő: Conceptual umbrella


I. a. Zsuzsanna Benkő: An overview of international theories

I. b. Lajos Olasz: Central Europe: A comparative socio-historical overview (Czech, Slovakian, Polish and Hungarian Society in the 20`~ Century)


II. Research reports by the `Visegrád Four' countries


II. 1. Zsuzsanna Benkő and Klára Tarkó: International research concept


II. 2. National reports

IL2.1. National research report from Hungary, University of Szeged, Juhász Gyula Faculty of Education, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Szeged

II. 2.1.1. Klára Tarkó: An overview of Hungarian national theories

II. 2.1.2. Klára Tarkó, Zsuzsanna Benkő, László Lippai and Katalin Erdei: Hungarian sample, sampling, and research procedure

II. 2.1.3. Klára Tarkó: Demographic and Social characteristics

II. 2.1.4. Zsuzsanna Benkő: Nutrition

II. 2.1.5. László Lippai: Free time

II. 2.1.6. László Lippai: Family habits

II. 2.1.7. Klára Tarkó: Cuttural factors

II. 2.1.8. Katalin Erdei: Values

 II. 2.1.9. Zsuzsanna Benkő, László Lippai, Klára Tarkó and Katalin Erdei: Tradition and Modernity: Summary Description of Relevant Indicators in the Hungarian Sample


II. 2.2. National research report from Poland, University of Silesia, Institute of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Katowice

I. Andrzej Górny and Katarzyna Wegrzyn: Structure

 II. Katarzyna Wegrzyn: Function

III. Andrzej Górny: Consumption

 IV. Maria Swiatkiewicz-Mosny: Education

V. Maria Swiatkiewicz - Mosny: Free time and participation in culture

 VI. Wojciech Swiatkiewicz: Values and religion

 VII. Andrzej Górny: Social and demographic situation VIII. Andrzej Górny - Wojciech Swiatkiewicz - Maria Swi4tkiewicz­Mosny and Katarzyna Wegrzyn: Summary - Conclusions



II. 2.3. Blahoslav Kraus - Iva Jedlicková: National report from the Czech Republic, University of Hradec Králové



II. Function

III. Consumption

IV. Education

 V. Free time

 VI. Values and religion

 VII. Socio-demographic situation


II. 2.4. National research report from Slovakia, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Faculty of Social Sciences and Healthcare, Nitra


I. Peter Ondrejkovic: Introduction

1. Family as Subject-Matter of (Our) Research

2. Characteristics of preparabon and implementation of research

3. Presentation activities

II. Peter Bican and Richard Slávik: Methodology of the research

 III. Results of Research in the Nitra Region

 1-2. Peter Ondrejkovic: Basic characteristics, forms of cohabitation and Socio-professional status of families

3. Jana Majercíková, Rastislav Bednárik and Monika Strbová: Family functions by holding contacts, mutual assistance and customs observation

4. Alena Kolesárová and Darina Marcinková: Family comsumption

5. Dagmar Marková, Martina Hrozenská, Milan Tomka, and Miroslav Tvrdon: Free time and cultural participation

6. Anna Krizanová and Mária Peseková: Tradition and modernity in the lifestyle of families

7. Rastislav Bednárik: Socio-economic situation of families

 IV. Peter Ondrejkovic: Theoretical Conclusion - Analysis and characteristics of the process of changes in contemporary family


III. Klára Tarkó, Zsuzsanna Benkő, László Lippai and Katalin Erdei: Tradition and modernity: a comparative trans-national analysis

1. Nutrition habits

 2. Free time habits

 3. Family habits

 4. Cultural habits

 5. Value system


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