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Dangerously Sleepy: Overworked Americans and the Cult of Manly Wakefulness

History


by
Alan Derickson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 650 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Dangerously Sleepy explores the fraught relations between overwork, sleep deprivation, and public health. Health and labor historian Alan Derickson charts the cultural and political forces behind the overvaluation—and masculinization—of wakefulness in the United States.