Gereben Ferencné, Sándor Anikó : It will be easier together. Considerations for reviving our scientific dialogues.

The aim of this paper is to examine the history, current situation and possible directions of the Hungarian scientific discourse, by combining the perspectives of special education and Disability Studies in a selfcritical and self-reflective way. Without the pretense of completeness, it revives typical scientific questions that arose at conferences and in articles during the... Read more
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Kővári Bettina, Kondor Zsuzsa : The representation of persons with psychosocial disabilities in young adult literature

This article elaborates the representation of persons with psychosocial disabilities in young adult literature in Hungary, using the models of disability studies for the analysis. The goal of the research is to provide an overview on how Hungarian society thinks about persons with psychosocial disabilities. The research focuses on the questions of how persons with... Read more
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Kunt Zsuzsanna : Personal Assistance in the Context of Disability Studies and Cultural Anthropology

This article presents a concise summary of a section of a doctoral dissertation, which is a postmodern, critical, and reflective ethnographic work, positioned on the crossing point of Cultural Anthropology and Disability Studies. It discusses the connections of the two interrelated disciplines, introduces the cultural biographical qualitative research method in action, and the complex experiences... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2021.2.3

Sándor Anikó : Self-determination Opportunities of Persons with High Support Needs

Based on the theoretical framework of Critical Disability Studies, the paper presents the characteristics of self-determination of persons with high support needs in different types of living arrangements in Hungary. It examines the available support for persons with high support needs in Hungary to ensure self-determination in different areas of life that are relevant to... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2021.2.2

Csángó Dániel : Social Entrepreneurship in the Context of Business and Disability Studies.

This paper is based on my dissertation ‘Social Entrepreneurship in the Context of Business and Disability Studies’, written for the Commerce and Marketing BSc Programme of the Budapest Business School. From the perspective of Disability Studies, the phenomenon of disability is not intrinsically a medical question but rather one of social and human rights. People... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2020.2.10

Hernádi Ilona; Kunt Zsuzsanna : ‘Prenatal Screaming’ Decision-Making Following a Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

Within the framework of the OTKA K111917 research entitled ‘From Equal Opportunities to Taygetus?’, we examined, through narrative interviews, how mothers took a decision after learning of the positive Down Syndrome diagnosis of their foetus, and who and what events influenced their decision to go on with their pregnancy or not. In our article, after... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.4