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 overvaluationaand masculinizationaof 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.
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 2013-10-23|