Ss on issues that are absolutely not settled It was a istraction from the overall argument. Even capital crimes and their claims were rejectedGolden argues that the reaction to FAS was shaped by the struggle over women's relatively new abortion rights and the escalating media frenzy over crack babies It was increasingly used as evidence of the moral ecay found within marginalized communities from inner city neighborhoods to Indian reservations With each reframing FAS became a currency traded by politicians and political commentators lawyers public health professionals and advocates for underrepresented minorities each pursuing separate ai.
Social constructionist examination of fetal alcohol syndrome and later fetal alcohol spect. A generation has passed since a physician first noticed that women who rank heavily while pregnant gave birth to underweight infants with Reading Africa into American Literature disturbing tell tale characteristics Women whose own mothers enjoyed martinis while pregnant now lost sleep over a bowl of rum raisin ice cream In Message in a Bottle Janet Golden charts the course of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome FAS through the courts media medical establishment and public imaginationLong considered harmlessuring pregnancy BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) doctors even administered it intravenouslyuring labor alcohol when consumed.
Rum isorders The history was solid but the ideological slant of the text was just relentle. By pregnant women increasingly appeared to be a potent teratogen and a pressing public health concern Some clinicians recommended that women simply moderate alcohol consumption; others however claimed that there was no emonstrably safe level for a The Progressive Guide to Alternative Media and Activism Project Censored Open Media Pamphlet Series 8 developing fetus and called for complete abstinence Even as theiagnosis gained acceptance and labels appeared on alcoholic beverages warning pregnant women of the In My Shoes danger FAS began to bee medicalized in some settings More and FAS emerged in court cases as a viable efense for people charged with serious.