Könczei György, Hernádi Ilona : Debates Unmasked A polemic essay on our scientific debates in Disability Studies – typology, framings and their role in constituting knowledge.

This polemic essay is a contribution to the international literature on scientific debates. It interprets and typifies the nature of scientific debates, analyses their functions and places them in new conceptual contexts. Its general conclusions about the scientific debates are embedded in the results of internal debates in the field of Disability Studies and Critical... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2023.1.2

Hoffmann Mária Rita : Ableism and disability on land and in waters: A dolphin’s tale about people, paying a special tribute to a fabulous dolphin

This paper recounts Winter’s, the empowering, prosthetic-tailed Dolphin‘s life. The author aims to tell and reflect on tales and truths regarding Winter’s incredible story – by relating to the dolphin’s life from various perspectives in order to record and highlight both well-known and rarely considered aspects. She aims to initiate readers to think over contexts... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.hu.2022.1.6

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