Overworked Americans and the Cult of Manly Wakefulness
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Pennsylvania Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $49.95|
| Book Description: |
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.