The Age of Stress

Science and the Search for Stability
Author(s): 
Jackson, Mark
ISBN: 
9780199588626
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

An exploration of the history of scientific studies of stress in the modern world. Reveals how the science that legitimates and fuels current anxieties about stress has been shaped by a wide range of socio-political and cultural, as well as biological, factors: stress is both a condition and a metaphor.