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Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority (Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry)

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Focusing on deep conflicts between the medical establishment and the working class, Martha Balshem chronicles a health education project in “Tannerstown,” a pseudonym for a blue-collar neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia.

About the Author

Martha Balshem is an anthropologist living in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560982517
Author:
Balshem, Martha
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Author:
Balshem, M.
Author:
BALSHEM M
Location:
Washington :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Diseases - Cancer
Subject:
Health - General
Subject:
Social perception
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Pathology
Subject:
Neoplasms
Subject:
Social medicine
Subject:
Health education
Subject:
Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Subject:
Cancer -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry (Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.4 in 0.625 lb

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