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Author Adams, Tracey Lynn, 1966- author.

Title A dentist and a gentleman : gender and the rise of dentistry in Ontario / Tracey L. Adams
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (ix, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface -- 1 Dentistry, Gender, and Profession Creation -- 2 The Rise of the Dental Profession in Ontario -- 3 Defining Dentistry -- 4 Enforcing the Dental Ideal -- 5 Professional Status, Ideology, and Gender: Dentistry 1900-1918 -- 6 Public Health, Public Education, Public Image -- 7 Gender and the Division of Dental Labour -- 8 On Becoming a Dentist: Dental Students 1903-1917 -- 9 Women in Dentistry -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 Historical Sources -- Appendix 2 Women as a Percentage of Practitioners in Selected Male-Dominated Professions in Ontario, 1911-1996 -- Notes
Summary At one time considered a trade, dentistry gradually evolved and attained professional status, structured in such a way as to recruit middle-class white men; by definition, a professional was a gentleman. A unique and fascinating social history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dentistry -- Ontario -- History
Dentistry -- Social aspects -- Ontario
Sexual division of labor -- Ontario -- History
Women dentists -- Ontario -- History
Women dentists.
Dentists, Women
History of Dentistry
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Oral Health.
MEDICAL -- Dentistry -- General.
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
Dentistry -- Social aspects
Sexual division of labor
Women dentists
Subject Ontario
Genre/Form Electronic books
Livres numériques.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001334306
ISBN 9781442670297