University of Pécs

Faculty of Humanities

 

Dr. József Madácsy, PhD.

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Lecturer in Addiction Studies, Social Theories & Ethics

tel: +36 72503600 / 23563 ext.
email: madacsy.jozsef@pte.hu

József Madácsy obtained MA degrees in Philosophy and Social Work at the University of Pécs. He earned his PhD degree in Ethnography-Cultural Anthropology in 2013. He wrote his doctoral thesis on Alcoholics Anonymous in Hungary.

Now his main fields of interest are the 12-step fellowships, addiction social work, ethical dilemmas and spirituality in social work.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of Szociális Szemle (Hungarian Social Review). He is a peer reviewer of Addiktológia (Addictologia Hungarica).

 

Participation in research projects: 

2016: Evaluation Research in the BÁZIS (BASE) Addiction Service.

2015: Evaluation Research in Residential Drug Rehabilitation programs. A project funded by the Ministry of Human Capacities. Leaders: Prof. Gábor Kelemen & Dr Márta B. Erdős.

2008: Ethical Codes and Ethical Controls in the Social Sciences: Impact on research production and dissemination. European network coordinated by Dr Betsy Thom (Middlesex University).

2007: Psychosocial transformations and the rhetoric of change in the 12-step Fellowships. A project funded by the National Scientific Research Fund. Leader: Dr Gábor Kelemen. (Interviewing sober addicts in 12-step Fellowships, CAQDAS).

 

Awards & scholarships: 

Excellence Publication Award of the University of Pecs (2008 March, with Dr Gábor Kelemen and Dr Márta B. Erdős).

Leonardo Mobility staff exchange programme between the Middlesex University (London) and the University of Pecs (1st March - 14th April 2008). Funded by the EU – Tempus Public Foundation/Hungarian National Leonardo Office.

 

Translation:

He has translated Dr Robert Lefever's work, Compulsive Helping into Hungarian.

 

Publications in English:

Szöllősi, G. – Mándi, N. – B. Erdős, M. – Csürke, J. – Madácsy, J. (2013): Youth-headed Household – ASocial Worker from Hungary Responds. In: Bettmann, J. E. – Jacques, G. – Frost, C. (Eds.): International Social Work Practice: Case Studies From a Global Context. New York: Routledge, 175-179.

 

B. Erdős, M. – Mándi, N. – Madácsy, J. – Csürke, J. – Mucsi, G. (2013): Transitioning from Home to Institutional Care. A Social Worker from Hungary Responds. In: Bettmann, J. E. – Jacques, G. – Frost, C. (Eds.): International Social Work Practice: Case Studies From a Global Context. New York: Routledge, 148-155.

 

Madácsy, J. (2011): Portrait of a Typical Member of the Hungarian Alcoholics Anonymous: Results of an Empirical Study. In: B. Erdős, M. – Kelemen, G. – Csürke, J. – Borst, J. (Eds.): Reflective Recovery: Health Learning in Twelve Step Communities. Budapest: Oriold & Co. Publisher, 167-192.

 

B. Erdős, M. – Madácsy, J. – Mucsi, G. – Molnár, D. – Csürke, J. – Mándi, N. – Kelemen, G. – Brettner, Zs. (2011): The Power of 12-Step Fellowships and Anti-alcoholism Clubs in Hungary: A Comparative Qualitative Study. In: B. Erdős, M. – Kelemen, G. – Csürke, J. – Borst, J. (Eds.): Reflective Recovery: Health Learning in Twelve Step Communities. Budapest: Oriold & Co. Publisher, 109-146.

 

B. Erdős, M. – Kelemen, G – Madácsy, J. – Mándi, N. (2011): 12-Step Fellowship Community Rhetoric and Cognition. In: B. Erdős, M. – Kelemen, G. – Csürke, J. – Borst, J. (Eds.): Reflective Recovery: Health Learning in Twelve Step Communities. Budapest: Oriold & Co. Publisher, 41-64.

 

Madácsy, J. (2011): Insights into the World of Alcoholics Anonymous in Hungary. Some Results of an Empirical Research. Acta Sociologica 4 (1), 55-60.

 

Madácsy, J. (2009): Twelve Steps towards the Promised Land of Sobriety. An Interview with Dr Robert Lefever. Szociális Szemle 2 (1-2), 81-88.

 

Kelemen, G. – B. Erdős, M. – Madácsy, J. (2007): Voices of Sobriety: Exploring the Process of Recovery through Patient Testimonials. Addiction Research & Theory 15 (2), 127-140.

 

Lectures, workshops and poster-presentations in English:

 

B. Erdős, M., Márk, M., Madácsy, J. & Brettner, Zs.: Innovative methods in the evaluation of recovery-oriented rehabilitation. Towards a possible model (lecture). Sustainable Social Development: The Problem of Addictions from a Transdisciplinary Approach – International Conference, Pécs, University of Pécs, 13th  November 2015.

 

Madácsy, J.: Sober Alcoholic Existence (poster-presentation). Respons-able Communities – International Conference, Pécs, University of Pécs – General Assembly of Baranya County, 22-24th May 2013.

 

Madácsy, J.: Alcoholics Anonymous in Hungary (lecture). Pécs, Alliance of Universities for Democracy (AUDEM), 13-16th November 2010.

 

Madácsy, J.: An Empirical Research Performed on Alcoholics Anonymous in Hungary (lecture). ”Metszéspontok” – „Intersections”. International Conference of Social Science. Pécs, University of Pécs, Department of Sociology – Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 9-10th November 2010.

 

Madácsy, J.: The problem of gambling addiction in Hungary (lecture). Erasmus Workshop, Pécs, University of Pécs, 8th October 2008.

 

Madácsy, J.: How do you work the 12 steps? (workshop). Nonington, Promis Recovery Centre, 13th March 2008.

 

The full publication list is available in the Hungarian Scientific Publications Database (MTMT):

https://vm.mtmt.hu//search/slist.php?nwi=1&inited=1&ty_on=1&url_on=1&cite_type=2&orderby=3D1a&location=mtmt&stn=1&AuthorID=10016015%C5%B1