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Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority, Balshem, Martha

Cancer in the Community: Class and Medical Authority

Authors: Balshem, Martha
Publisher: Smithsonian
BISAC/Subject: SOC050000, SOC057000
ISBN: 9781588343406, Related ISBNs: 1560982519, 1588343405, 9781560982517, 9781588343406
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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.

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