Crashes permitted but no passengers allowed! Invalid Carriages - Disability Cars (Behindertenfahrzeuge) of the UK A historic dichotomous anomaly!

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Abstract

This book chapter considers the role and history of the British Invalid Carriage, often a Government supplied vehicle, which in the 1970s provided liberation, isolation and danger in one 'blue' bundle of care. Taking a journey through his families past, motor history, design and disability studies, McKeown questions why Government ministers and scientists felt able to design and supply vehicles that were already deemed unfit for pupose by the intended users.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistorische Bildung inklusiv
Subtitle of host publication Zur Rekonstruktion, Vermittlung und Aneignung vielfältiger Vergangenheiten
EditorsOliver Musenberg, Raphael Koßmann , Marc Ruhlandt, Kristina Schmidt , Seda Uslu
PublisherTranscript
ISBN (Print)3837644359
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

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