Women at the Wheel: A Century of Buying, Driving, and Fixing Cars by Katherine J. Parkin
English | September 5th, 2017 | ASIN: B075F142PH, ISBN: 0812249534 | 260 Pages | EPUB | 6.31 MB
Ever since the Ford Model T became a vehicle for the masses, the automobile has served as a symbol of masculinity. The freedom of the open road, the muscle car's horsepower, the technical know-how for tinkering: all of these experiences have largely been understood from the perspective of the male driver. Women, in contrast, were relegated to the passenger seat and have been the target of stereotypes that portray them as uninterested in automobiles and, more perniciously, as poor drivers.