Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority / Edition 1

Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority / Edition 1

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by Martha Levittan Balshem
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560982519

ISBN-13: 9781560982517

Pub. Date: 08/28/1993

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560982517
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
08/28/1993
Series:
Series in Ethnographic Inquiry
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Defining the Topic1
2The Study Community13
3Project CAN-DO55
4A Cancer Death91
5Meaning for the Anthropologist125
6Changing the Victim141
Notes149
References157
Index170

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