Majda Hrženjak, PhD
Neoliberalism sees economic growth and technological innovations as the only means of social progress. It overlooks that in last century important social innovations were inspired by civil society movements for equality like feminism, antiracism, fight for human rights, movements for the rights of gays and lesbians and people with disabilities.
– Majda Hrženjak on the progressiveness of equality
PhD, sociologist, is acting as a research fellow, coordinator and manager of national and international projects at the Peace Institute. Her current research topics are social policies, gender studies and cultural studies. She is the author of two books: Invisible Work (2007), and Symbolic. The Selected Chapters from French Structuralism (2002), and the editor of Making her Up: Women’s Magazines in Slovenia (2002). She has published extensively on discursive analysis, cultural education, gender and social politics related to employment and care work.
- Hrženjak, Majda, Jalušuč, Vlasta. Vrata niso baš odprta: (treba da jih gurneš pa da se otvaraju): perspektive v reševanju kompleksnih neenakosti. Ljubljana: Mirovni inštitut, 2011.
- Hrženjak, Majda (ur.). Politics of care, (Book series Politike symposion). 1st ed. Ljubjana: Peace Institute, Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies, 2011.
- Hrženjak, M. (2007) Nevidno delo. Ljubljana: Politike.
- Hrženjak, M. (ur.) (2002) Njena (re)kreacija. Ljubljana: Mediawatch.
- Hrženjak, M. (2002) Simbolno: izbrana poglavja iz francoskega strukturalizma. Ljubljana: Študentska založba.
- Hrženjak, Majda. The regulation of paid domestic work : a win-win situation or a reproduction of social inequalities?. V: Dahl, Hanne Marlene (ur.), Keränen, Marja (ur.), Kovalainen, Anne (ed.). Europeanization, care and gender : global complexities. Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011, str. 59-74.
- Hrženjak, Majda. Revival of informal paid care work in Eastern European countries. V: Jäppinen, Maija (ur.), Kulmala, Meri (ur.), Saarinen, Aino (ed.). Gazing at welfare, gender and agency in post-socialist countries. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, str. 302-319.
- Hrženjak, Majda, Humer, Živa. Infomal care work market from the perspective of local care workers. V: Hrženjak, Majda (ur.). Politics of care, (Book series Politike symposion). 1st ed. Ljubjana: Peace Institute, Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies, 2011, str. 99-119.
Original scientific articles
- Hrženjak, M. (2014): Globalization of care and situation of Slovenian care workers in Italy. Two Homelands 2014/40: 57-71.
- Elli Scambor, Nadja Bergmann, Katarzyna Wojnicka, Sophia Belghiti-Mahut, Jeff Hearn, Øystein Gullvag Holter, Marc Gartner, Majda Hrženjak, Christian Scambor, and Alan White (forthcoming): Men and Gender Equality: European Insights. Men and Masculinities, 2014, Vol. 17(5) 552-577. http://jmm.sagepub.com/content/current
- Hrženjak, Majda. Hierarchisation and Segmentation of Informal Care Markets in Slovenia. Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society (forthcoming).
- Hrženjak, Majda. (Neformalno) skrbstveno delo in družbene neenakosti. Teor. praksa, 2010, letn. 47, št. 1, str. 156-171.
- Gärtner Marc, Hearn, Jeff and Hrženjak, Majda: Discussion Paper: Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality: »How Can Men Do Gender Equal Work?« VC/2010/0592. Report to the European Commission, 2011.
Whole bibliography (Cobiss)
Project MESP is researching participation of men in heterogeneous geographies of care; it widens and politicizes the concept of care and contributes to the developing alternative perspectives of welfare.
- Boys in Care – Strengthening boys to pursue care occupations (BiC)
- Masculinities, equality, care practices – MESP
- Gender differentiation in media industry
- Care Work Between Individualization, Globalization and Socialization
- Promote Equal Pay to Diminish Pension Gap, Poverty and Social Exclusion
- Digital Citizenship (DIG-CIT)
- Prospects for Desegmentation of Labour market
- Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality
- SIAPREM – Support for Intersectional Approach in Antidiscrimination Programs for Roma, Migrants and Elderly
- Changing Social Organization of Care and its Implications for Social Politics
- IGIV-Implementation Guidelines for Intersectional Violence Preventive Work
- STAMINA – Formation of Non-Violent Behaviour in School and Leisure Time Among Young Adults from Violent Families
- Informal Reproductive Work: Trends in Slovenia and EU
- Policies and Practice of (Non)Inclusion of Roma in Urban Areas
- PeerThink – Promotion of Intersectional Approach in Education Against Peer Violence
- Roma People in Ljubljana: Diversity of Perspectives
- FOCUS – Fostering Caring Masculinities
- Domestic Service and Social Economy in the Eastern European Region (International workshop)
- National Focal Point of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
- Development Partnership SIPA – System of Domestic Help (EQUAL)
- How Gender Meets Reality?
- Gender Meets Reality: Exchange of Experiences, Methods and Strategies for Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Trainings in Different Policy Fields
- Economy of Culture
- MAGEEQ: Policy Frames and Implementation Problems: the Case of Gender Mainstreaming
- Cultural Education Through Children’s Literature
- The Profiles of Women’s Magazines
The monograph tackles problematic relations between the labour market and fatherhood.
- Transformations of Fatherhood: Men between Parenthood and Work
- Politics of Care
- The Door is not Completely Open (They Need to be Pushed in Order to Open)
- Invisible Work
- Culture Ltd. Material Conditions of Cultural Production
- Cultural Education
- Making Her Up. Women’s Magazines in Slovenia
- Changes in the Role of NGOs