Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep

Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep

by Eric L. Hsu

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138823938
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/06/2019
Series: Antinomies Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The sociological implications of sleep Part I: Sleep In the Stream of Sociology 1. The Emergence of the Sociology of Sleep: Historical context and recent developments 2. Pioneering Sleep Research: Methods and theory 3. Sleep as a Sociological Prism: Understanding Time through the Study of Sleep Part II: Remaining Challenges and New Directions 4. Sleep and the Body: Intersections between Sociology and Biology 5. The Social Significance of Sleep: Beyond passivity 6. Organizations and Objects that Sleep: Sleep as metaphor and process Conclusion: On the Complexities of Studying Sleep