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Sleep and society : sociological ventures into the (un)known ... / Simon J. Williams.

  • Williams, Simon J. (Simon Johnson), 1961-
Date
2005
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

Physical description

ix, 198 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-191) and index.

Contents

Changing theories and explanations of sleep: from ancient to modern times -- Sleep through the centuries: historical patterns and practices -- Sleep, embodiment and the lifeword (Lebenswelt) -- The social patterning and social organisation of sleep: inequalities, institutions and injustices -- Colonising/capitalising on sleep: medicalisation and beyond -- Conclusions: remaining questions and the challenges ahead.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    DEGS
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0415354188
  • 0415354196
  • 9780415354196
  • 9780415354189