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. . . ...
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