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Author English-Lueck, J. A. (June Anne), 1953-

Title Being and well-being [electronic resource] : health and the working bodies of Silicon Valley / J.A. English-Lueck.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 271 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-263) and index.
Contents Embodying place -- Wearable parts -- In production -- Gearing up -- Structural failure -- Tinkering with the future.
Summary As the great American work-benefit experiment erodes, companies are increasingly asking people to take responsibility for managing their own health. This book explores this health culture, detailing the biomedical, countercultural, and immigrant-based beliefs and practices that shape ideas about working, care-giving, and more.
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Subject Health behavior -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Health attitudes -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Employees -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Work -- Health aspects -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Health Behavior.
Age Factors.
Attitude to Health.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
California.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: English-Lueck, J.A. (June Anne), 1953- Being and well-being. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010 9780804771573 (DLC) 2010011324 (OCoLC)564132865
ISBN 9780804775793 (electronic bk.)
0804775796 (electronic bk.)
9780804771573
080477157X
9780804771580
0804771588