Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison ; a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Acres of skin : human experiments at Holmesburg Prison ; a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science

Author: Allen M Hornblum
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Raises provocative questions about human rights, prison treatment, and medical and research ethics. Based on research into Philadelphia's Holmesburg Prison in the 1950s and 1970s, where inmates were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen M Hornblum
ISBN: 0415919908 9780415919906
OCLC Number: 246111917
Description: xxii, 297 Seiten, [16] Seiten of plates : Illustrationen, Porträts ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Allen M. Hornblum.

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"Hornblum delineates the contours of the injustice in fine detail. . . In recent years historians of science and medicine have turned their attention to the paradox of American research practices Read more...

 
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