Dangerously Sleepy

Dangerously Sleepy

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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 overvaluationa€”and masculinizationa€”of wakefulness in the United States.Only twenty-four of the first 391 codes set the basic work week at more than forty hours. ... met the threat of regulation by hastily or- ganizing a national trade body, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the plural designation signaling its role as an umbrella group. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters represented the interests of the nationa#39;s truck drivers, both organized and unorganized.

Title:Dangerously Sleepy
Author:Alan Derickson
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press - 2013-10-23


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