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Work Stress David Wainwright

Work Stress

David Wainwright

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781281131478
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230 pages
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This book combines a critique of the scientific evidence relating to work stress, with an account of the social, historical and cultural changes that produced this phenomenon. The analysis is grounded in workers accounts of their experiences of workMoreThis book combines a critique of the scientific evidence relating to work stress, with an account of the social, historical and cultural changes that produced this phenomenon. The analysis is grounded in workers accounts of their experiences of work stress, derived from the authors qualitative research. Sociological theories of embodiment, emotions and medicalization are employed to explore the role of subjectivity in mediating the relationship between work and ill health.