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Martha Balshem

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Cancer in the Community
Class and Medical Authority
Written by Martha Balshem


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: August 17, 1993
Price: $16.95

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.

“Balshem conducted anthropological research as a means of exploring the limitations and possibilities of community-based approaches to cancer prevention. . . ... Read more >
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Cancer in the Community
Class and Medical Authority
Written by Martha Balshem


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

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