Comparative study on differences in perception of human rights of People with disabilities and Staffs in the disabled residential facilities

장애인 거주시설 장애인과 종사자의 인권 인식 비교

  • 전동일 (강원대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 김낭희 (서울대학교 사회복지연구소) ;
  • 서정민 (서울대학교 사회복지연구소)
  • Received : 2016.05.26
  • Accepted : 2016.08.20
  • Published : 2016.08.28


The purpose of this study is to compare the differences in human rights perception between people with disabilities and staffs in the disabled residential facilities. Using data from the '2014 Human Rights Survey on Disability in the Disabled Residential Facilities' for 602 facilities, the study compared their perception of human rights(16 items), including human rights guarantee(12 items) and human rights violation(4 items). Result showed that the rate of perception for human rights guarantee and violation(except staff violation) of staffs was higher than people with disabilities(p<.05). This study demonstrated that there were significant differences in human right perception between people with disabilities and staffs. The cause of this difference would be the conflict between roles of staff and needs of person with disabilities, absence of human rights indicators by mutual consent between the two. Our findings suggested a need for study on strategies to solve gap of perception between the two, such as integrated human rights education, developing consensual human rights indicators.


human rights of people with disabilities;perception of human rights;the disabled residential facilities;human rights protection;human rights violations


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