Tóth Fruzsina : Power among the Powerless: A Theoretical Approach to Understanding How (Legal) Power Appears among Persons Placed under Guardianship

When a person is diagnosed with an intellectual or psychosocial disability, they may in some cases have their capacity to act restricted by court proceedings and a guardian appointed to act in their place in certain cases. In this way, the state can intrude into an individual’s private life and control his/her daily life. In... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2021.2.9

Kiss Valéria : Protecting Dignity: Analysis of the Literary Representation of Legal Issues Related to Dementia

Dementia is one of the biggest challenges aging societies are facing in the 21st century. I examine how the topic of (1) preparation after diagnosis and (2) the theme of guardianship, care, and preservation of dignity appears in some literary works dealing with dementia. The extensive literature on Alzheimer’s disease provides valuable empirical material for... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2021.2.7

Peszeki Dorina : Research to support participatory approach, self – advocacy and easy-to-read communication

The current study presents four ideas that frame an ongoing research program: self-advocacy, the critical analysis of guardianship, participatory research, easy-to-read communication. The research program as a novelty aims contributing to the development of intellectually disabled people’s self-advocacy skills. We implement this by asking them about guardianship. We invited to the research program as a... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2021.1.8