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Published: 11 March 2013

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199742912

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One Nation Under Stress

The Trouble with Stress as an Idea

Dana Becker

  • It is the only full-length exploration of stress that focuses solely on the cultural uses and meanings of the stress concept.
  • This is not another self-help book about how to get over stress, nor is it a study about all the factors contributing to stress in 21st century America, but rather Becker explores how the "stress concept" serves social and political purposes.
  • Becker addresses many controversial topics, and her views will challenge our perceptions of stress.

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