Publications

Peer Reviewed International Journal Publications

Lendvai, N. and D. Szelewa (accepted, 2020). Governing new authoritarianism: populism, nationalism and radical welfare reforms in Hungary and Poland. Forthcoming in Social Policy & Administration. 

De la Porte, C., T. Larsen and D. Szelewa (accepted, 2020). The work-life balance directive: Towards a gender equalizing EU regulatory welfare state? Denmark and Poland compared. Forthcoming in Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 691.

Szelewa, D. (2020). Recurring ideas? Searching for the roots of right-wing populism in Eastern Europe. Online first in European Journal of Cultural Studies..

Szelewa, D. and M. Polakowski  (2020). The “ugly” Face of Social Investment? the Politics of Childcare in Central and Eastern Europe. Social Policy & Administration 54(1):14-27. 

Szelewa, D. (2019) Invention–Institutionalization–Implementation: The Origins of Childcare Policies in PolandSocial Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, Volume 26, Issue 1, Spring 2019, Pages 139–163;

Szelewa D. (2016), “Killing ‘unborn children’? The Catholic Church and women’s reproductive rights in Poland since 1989”, in: Social&Legal Studies, 25 (6): 741 – 764.

Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D (2016) “Poland in the migration chain: causes and consequences”. Transfer , 22 (2):207-218.

Szelewa, D (2014) ‘The second wave of anti-feminism? Post-crisis maternalist policies and the attack on the concept of gender in Poland’. Gender, Equal Opportunities Research 22 (2):33-47.

Szelewa, D (2013) ‘Gender and class: comparing the situation of single parent households in seven European countries’. European Journal of Social Security , 15 (4):258-379.

Szelewa, D. (2012), “Childcare policies and gender relations in Eastern Europe: Hungary and Poland compared”, in: Harriet Taylor Mill-Institut für Ökonomie und Geschlechterforschung, Discussion Paper 17, 03/2012.

Szikra, D; Szelewa, D (2009) ‘Welfare et socialisme: de certains concepts relatifs au genre’. Cahiers du Genre , 46 (2009):77-100.

Szelewa, D; Polakowski, M (2008) ‘Who cares? Changing patterns of childcare in Central and Eastern Europe’. Journal of European Social Policy , 18 (2):115-131.

Saxonberg, Steven; Szelewa, D (2007) ‘The Continuing Legacy of the Communist Legacy? The development of family policies in Poland and the Czech Republic’. Social Politics , 14 (3):358-379.

Edited Books

Polakowski, M., B. Sendhardt and D. Szelewa (Ed.). (2018) The Future of the Welfare State Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region . Warsaw: Friedrich-Ebert Foundation and ICRA

Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D (Ed.). (2013) Świadomi twórcy: badanie kompetencji prawnych artystów [Aware artists: research on the legal awareness of artists]. Warsaw: ICRA.

Pawlak, P; Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D; Babiak, I (Ed.). (2010) Polityka (Dez)Integracji. Zarządzanie integracją obywateli państw trzecich w Polsce [The Politics of (Dis)Integration. Management of integration of the third country nationals in Poland]. Warsaw: Scholar.

Book chapters

Szelewa, D. (accepted, 2020). Childfree-blind? Gender, voluntary childlessness and the recent developments in family policy in Europe. Forthcoming in: Heike Kahlert (ed). Demographic Change, Women’s Emancipation and Public Policy: Interrogating a Divisive Nexus. Springer.

Szelewa, D. (2020). Reflections after the Irish referendum: abortion, the Catholic Church and pro-choice mobilization in Poland. Kath Browne and Sydney Culkin eds. After Repeal. Rethinking Abortion Politics. Zed Books;

Szelewa, D. and M. Polakowski (2018) ‘Bitter Debates: Flight, Immigration and the Polish Left’ In: M. Broening and C.P. Mohr (eds). The Politics of Migration and The Future of the European Left .

Szelewa, D. and M. Polakowski (2018) ‘Bitter Debates: Flight, Immigration and the Polish Left’ In: M. Broening and C.P. Mohr (eds). The Politics of Migration and The Future of the European Left .

Szelewa, D. and M. Polakowski (2018) ‘The Future of the Welfare State in the Baltic Sea Region’ In: M. Polakowski, B. Sendhardt and D. Szelewa (eds). The Future of the Welfare State Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region . Warsaw: Friedrich-Ebert Foundation and ICRA Foundation.

Szelewa, Dorota (2017) ‘From Implicit to Explicit Familialism: Post-1989 Family Policy Reforms in Poland’ In: Diana Auth, Jutta Hergenhan, Barbara Holland-Cunz (eds). Gender and Family in European Economic Policy. Developments in the New Millenium. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan published by Springer Nature. , pp.129-156.

Szelewa, Dorota; Michal Polakowski (2017) ‘Flucht, Migration und die Linke in Europa [Flight, Immigration and the Polish Left]’ In: M. Broenning and Christoph P. Mohr (eds). Flucht, Migration und die Linke in Europa . Bonn: Dietz Verlag. , pp.111-132

Dorota Szelewa; Anna Kurowska (2016) ‘Gender i kategorie pokrewne [Gender and similar concepts]’ In: Barbara Rysz-Kowalczyk; Barbara Szatur-Jaworska (eds). W kręgu pojęć i zagadnień współczesnej polityki społecznej [Concepts and issues in contemporary social policy]. Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw University Press.

Szelewa, Dorota (2016) ‘Inwestycje społeczne [Social investment]’ In: Barbara Rysz-Kowalczyk; Barbara Szatur-Jaworska (eds). W kręgu pojęć i zagadnień współczesnej polityki społecznej [Concepts and issues in contemporary social policy] . Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw University Press.

Szelewa, Dorota (2016) ‘Model polityki spolecznej [Social policy model]’ In: Barbara Rysz-Kowalczyk; Barbara Szatur-Jaworska (eds). W kręgu pojęć i zagadnień współczesnej polityki społecznej [Concepts and issues in contemporary social policy].  Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw University Press.

Szelewa, Dorota (2016) ‘Spójność; społeczna [Social cohesion]’ In: Barbara Rysz-Kowalczyk and Barbara Szatur-Jaworska (eds). W kręgu pojęć i zagadnień współczesnej polityki społecznej [Around the concepts and themes in contemporary social policy] . Warsaw: Warsaw University Press.

Szelewa, D (2015) ‘Polityka rodzinna w Polsce po 1989 roku: od familializmu prywatnego do publicznego? [Family policy in Poland after 1989: from private to public familialism?]’ In: Hryciuk, R; Korolczuk, E (eds). Niebezpieczne związki. Macierzyństwo, ojcostwo i polityka [Dangerous Liasons. Motherhood, fatherhood, and politics] . Warsaw, Poland: Warsaw University Press.

Aczel, Z; Szelewa, D; Szikra, D (2014) ‘The changing language of social policy in Hungary and Poland’ In: Beland, D; Petersen, K (eds). Analysing Social Policy Concepts and Language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives . Bristol, England: Policy Press.

Szelewa, D (2014) ‘Gender – nie ma odwrotu [Gender – there is no way back]’ In: Kapela, J (eds). Gender. Przewodnik Krytyki Politycznej [Gender, Handbook series of Political Critique] . Warsaw: Political Critique.

Szelewa, D (2013) ‘Going Mainstream? Feminist Influence on Comparative Welfare State Research’ In: Michon, P; Orczyk, J; Żukowski, M (eds). Facing the Challenges. Social policy in Poland after 1990 . Poznan: Poznań; University of Economics Press.

Pawlak, P; Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D (2010) ‘Od polityki (dez)integracji do migrant-mainstreaming [From the politics of dis(integration) to migrant-mainstreaming]’ In: Pawlak, P; Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D; Babiak, I (eds). Polityka (Dez)Integracji. Zarządzanie integracją; obywateli państw trzecich w Polsce [The Politics of (Dis)Integration. Management of integration of the third country nationals in Poland]. Warsaw: Scholar.

Szelewa, D (2010) ‘Polityka edukacyjna a integracja społeczna imigrantów [Education policy and social integration of immigrants]’ In: Pawlak, P; Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D; Babiak, I (eds). Polityka (Dez)Integracji. Zarządzanie integracją; obywateli państw trzecich w Polsce [The Politics of (Dis)Integration. Management of integration of the third country nationals in Poland] . Warsaw: Scholar.

Szikra, D; Szelewa, D (2010) ‘Do Central and Eastern European countries fit the ‘Western’ picture? The example of family policies in Hungary and Poland’ In: Klenner, C; Leiber, S (eds). Welfare states and gender inequality in Central and Eastern Europe . Brussels: ETUI. , pp.81-116.

Polakowski, M; Szelewa, D (2010) ‘Taxes and social policy’ In: Joint editing (eds). Podatki – Przewodnik Krytyki Politycznej [Taxes – Handbook Series of Political Critique]. Warsaw: Political critique.

Policy Reports

Polakowski, B. Sendhardt and D. Szelewa (eds). The Future of the Welfare State Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region. Warsaw: Friedrich-Ebert Foundation and ICRA Foundation.

Commissioned by the European Parliament:

Szelewa, Dorota (2016) The policy on gender equality in Poland UPDATE . European Parliament, Brussels.

Szelewa D. (2015), “Research paper on the implementation of Directives 2006/54/EC and 2010/18/EU with a focus on aspects of maternity, paternity and parental leave“, European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs: Gender Equality.

Szelewa D. (2015), „The policy on gender equality in Poland”, Note of 11th of May 2011, European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs: Gender Equality.

Szelewa D. (2014) “Maternity leave, paternity leave, parental leave and unpaid care work”, contribution for the European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department C: Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs: Gender Equality.

Working papers for the series “Warsaw Debates on Social Policy”, Friedrich Ebert Foundation-ICRA Foundation (each 8000-10 000 words, in Polish):

  • “Reproductive Rights in Poland: choice, compromise or ban?” (2016)
  • “Policy towards the family and parenthood in Poland: trapped by conservatism?” (2014)
  • “Political factors influencing social policy” (2014)
  • “Crisis and social policy” (2014, with M. Polakowski)
  • “Unemployment in Poland: between individual strategies and state policy” (2013, with M. Polakowski)
  • “Gender and social policy: theory and practice” (2012)
  • “Main arguments in favour of extending the availability of publicly provided childcare services for small children” (2011)

Working papers for the project “IMAP: the map of (immigrant) integration initiatives”, Centre for International Relations (each 8000-10 000 words, in Polish):

  • Model of social integration of immigrants in Poland: Access to social services and review of social policy (2010);
  • Integration and the problems of family (2010);
  • Integration and Education Policy (2010).

Other Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Szelewa D. and Polakowski M. (2011) “Podatki a polityka spoleczna” [Taxes and Social Policy], In: “Podatki”, seria “Przewodniki” Krytyki Politycznej [Taxes, Handbook series of Political Critique].

Szelewa D. and M. Polakowski (2010) „Mitologia stosowana, czyli o „kosztach” imigracji do Polski [Mythology applied; on the „costs” of immigration to Poland], in: Krytyka Polityczna [Political critique], no 24/2010, pp. 113-121.

Szelewa D. and M. Polakowski (2010) „Idą Polak Rusek i Niemiec, czyli o podejściu Polaków do zjawiska imigracji” [Pole, Russian and German – on the attitudes of Poles towards imigration], in: Przegląd Powszechny [General Review], no 12/2010, pp. 11-23.

Szelewa D. and M. Polakowski (2010)„Liberalny populizm – o reformie polityki społecznej w Polsce [Liberal populism, on the reform of social policy in Poland] in: Krytyka polityczna [Political critique], no 22/2010: 200-211.

Polakowski M. and D, Szelewa (2009) “Zasiłki dla osób bezrobotnych w Europie Środkowowschodniej – Analiza Porównawcza”[A comparative study of unemployment compensation in the Central and Eastern Europe] in: Problemy Polityki Spolecznej [Problems of Social Policy] – social policy yearbook of Polish Academy of Sciences, Vol. 11/2009