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One Nation under Stress The Trouble with Stress as an Idea

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ISBN-10: 019974291X

ISBN-13: 9780199742912

Edition: 2013

Authors: Dana Becker

List price: $38.95
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The wear and tear of American life has been a topic of public concern ever since the mid-nineteenth century when middle-class men faced pressures to succeed in a newly industrialized society. But although stress is often associated with conditions over which people have little control--workplace policies unfavorable to family life, increasing economic inequality, war in the age of terrorism--the stress concept focuses most of our attention on the ways individuals react to stress. Several decades ago when the stress concept began to gain popularity, it would have been inconceivable that in only a matter of decades we'd be applying it to such divergent conditions as a soldier's nighttime…    
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.29" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Stress: The New Black Death?
Getting and Spending: The Wear and Tear of Modern Life
Stress and the Biopolitics of American Society
Mars and Venus Stress Out, Naturally
The Other Mommy War: Stress and the Working Mother
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the War for Mental Health
Afterword: Vulnerability Reexamined
Notes
Index