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Rest uneasy : sudden infant death syndrome in twentieth century America

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Kirtland Community College Library RJ 320 .S93 C69 2018 30775305536907 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780813588209
  • ISBN: 0813588200
  • ISBN: 9780813588193
  • ISBN: 0813588197
  • ISBN: 9780813588216 (E-pub)
  • ISBN: 9780813588223 (Web PDF)
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 236 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: "Deaths of infants in bed" : the historical origins of SIDS -- Cause of death : SIDS -- The theory of the month club : conducting research on SIDS -- Risky babies -- Mobilization : SIDS activism -- Cause for alarm -- Sleep like a baby -- Conclusion : "the disease of theories" : discovering SIDS.
Summary, etc.: Rest Uneasy investigates the processes by which SIDS became both a discrete medical enigma and a source of social anxiety construed differently over time and according to varying perspectives. Brittany Cowgill chronicles and assesses Americans' fraught but consequential efforts to explain and conquer SIDS.
Subject: Sudden infant death syndrome
Sudden Infant Death etiology
Sudden Infant Death prevention & control
Infant Mortality history
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