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Zombie factory : culture, stress & sudden death

Author: Michael A Korovkin; Peter H Stephenson
Publisher: [Canada] : GFB, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Noting that most traditional examinations of stress view it as a medical condition, this guide takes an anthropological approach and reveals a less threatening picture of this natural response to danger. Using narratives from people in very stressful situations—including a spy, an executive, a refugee camp worker, and a policeman—the discussion shows that even harrowing amounts of stress can be productive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Korovkin, Michael A.
Zombie factory.
[Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada] : Green Frigate Books : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Korovkin; Peter H Stephenson
ISBN: 9781927043080 1927043085
OCLC Number: 861536966
Description: 1 online resource (165 pages)
Contents: Part I. Patterns --
stress as processural, patterned and often administered in distrubingly intensional ways --
part II. The victims --
these are narratives associated with cultural contexts which at first glance would appear to be quite different (and indeed, as cultural contexts they are) but where social pressures to conform create a blindess to one's own circumstances, and lead to heart attacks, loss of mental stability and other catastrophic illness.
Responsibility: Michael A. Korovkin and Peter H. Stephenson.

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States that the traditional examinations of stress view it as a medical condition. This title shows that even harrowing amounts of stress can be productive as long as the patterns of its application  Read more...

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""Zombie Factory," in a concise and immediately understandable fashion, offers us a timely warning. Every reader will be able to find him or herself in the pages of this book." G. V. Loewen, author, Read more...

 
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