Download e-book for iPad: Worth Saving: Disabled children during the Second World War by Sue Wheatcroft

By Sue Wheatcroft

ISBN-10: 0719088003

ISBN-13: 9780719088001

ISBN-10: 1784991198

ISBN-13: 9781784991197

Early within the warfare, whilst confronted with an acute scarcity of lodging for evacuees, a central authority authentic puzzled even if disabled teenagers have been 'worth saving'. This booklet examines how the evacuation in England was once deliberate, accomplished and evaluated for kids with a variety of disabilities (including the 'excluded') and explores how this wartime adventure encouraged public attitudes in the direction of the youngsters lengthy after the conflict had ended.

Through using reputable records, newspapers and private testimony, the booklet illustrates either optimistic and destructive reviews of the govt evacuation scheme, and exhibits the impression of the attitudes held by means of the experts, most of the people, and the instructing and nursing employees. It demonstrates how wartime stipulations replaced unique schooling, either in the course of and after the conflict, and should attract social and clinical historians, in addition to these learning adolescence, the voluntary area and social policy.

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