The difference in principle between the poorly informed and the powerless: a call for contestable authority

At any time, as many as one in four individuals in a population may not be able to develop preferences and place trust in providers or act upon what he or she knows or wants because of immaturity or limited mental or physical capacity. Lise Kjølsrød in an article in Nordic Social Work Research presents six cases of dependent individuals and demonstrates how the situations of incompetent individuals are more prone to error, conflict and self-serving biases by representatives and professionals than the situations of autonomous clients.

The full text of the article is available at Taylor & Francis Online

Publisert 21. juni 2013 08:25 - Sist endret 21. juni 2013 08:30