Árki Vanessza : “We seriously wanted to try it” Ágnes Zalabai’s work on the development of Personal Assistance

Péterné Zalabai (1942–), Ágnes is one of the founders of the Independent Living Movement in Hungary, founder of the Hungarian Motivation Foundation (Motiváció Alapítvány), social worker, consultant in rehabilitation environment design. She devoted herself to the development of several services necessary for Independent Living, such as the Personal Assistance system. In 2019, we interviewed Ágnes.... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2023.2.4

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