Teaching Self-Control. Road Safety and Traffic Education in Postwar Germany

Kai Nowak
In the 1950s, the Federal Republic of Germany had to cope with a situation referred to at the time as “Verkehrskrise” (traffic crisis). In a relatively short time span, the number of cars on German roads had increased rapidly, as well as the number of accidents and fatalities. Correspondingly, efforts in traffic education were heavily intensified. By examining public campaigns and expert discourse, the article explores how the notion of self-control gained more and more...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.