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Engaging with sleep: male definitions, understandings and attitudes.

Abstract:

Recent literature has highlighted the sociological significance of sleep and has suggested that sleep offers a 'window' onto the gendered nature of our lives. Yet within this body of work men's sleep has been largely ignored. This paper seeks to rectify this omission and situates itself at the intersection between literature on the sociological aspects of sleep and social-constructionist-orientated writings on men's health. It draws upon qualitative data from 40 men to investigate male unders...

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Journal:
Sociology of health and illness
Volume:
30
Issue:
5
Pages:
696-710
Publication date:
2008-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9566
ISSN:
0141-9889
URN:
uuid:e514db1e-60a3-4038-b5fb-ca6dfd6ac20d
Source identifiers:
351684
Local pid:
pubs:351684

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