Access of disabled people to cultural goods in the light of law Cover Image

Dostęp osób niepełnosprawnych do dóbr kultury w świetle prawa
Access of disabled people to cultural goods in the light of law

Author(s): Agata Lizak
Subject(s): International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Public Law, Culture and social structure , Sociology of Law
Published by: Stowarzyszenie
Keywords: People with disabilities; cultural goods; law;

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the article is to show the problem of access for peoples with disabilities to culture in the light of law. Some generally applicable rules (as those from constitution and acts) were presented, including e.g. articles connected with anti-discrimination or cheap rates and exemptions of charge in cultural institutions. The attention was also paid to international law – UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is the main act in this area. Additionally, the analysis of some by-laws that are in force in places such as theatres or museums is interesting point. Moreover, practical aspects of mentioned regulations were shown and assessed. Some postulates de lege ferenda were formulated and some comparative analysis was presented to show regulations in other countries as potential models for polish legislation in this field.

  • Issue Year: 10/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 59-70
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish