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The Resource Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America, Carolyn Skinner

Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America, Carolyn Skinner

Label
Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America
Title
Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Skinner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Women physicians in nineteenth-century America faced a unique challenge in gaining acceptance to the medical field as it began its transformation into a professional institution. The profession had begun to increasingly insist on masculine traits as signs of competency. Not only were these traits inaccessible to women according to nineteenth-century gender ideology, but showing competence as a medical professional was not enough. Whether women could or should be physicians hinged mostly on maintaining their femininity while displaying the newly established standard traits of successful practit
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1977-
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Skinner, Carolyn
Dewey number
610.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R692
LC item number
.S587 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in rhetorics and feminisms
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  • Women physicians
  • Women in medicine
  • Women physicians
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Women in medicine
  • Women physicians
  • Women physicians
  • United States
Label
Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America, Carolyn Skinner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Ethos of the Feminine Professional; 1. Debating the Character of the Woman Physician; 2. Prescribing for Society: Women Physicians' Reform Rhetoric; 3. Educating the Public: Women Physicians' Popular Health Advice; 4. Teaching Women to Talk about Sex; 5. Developing Collective Ethos in Medical Editorial Writing; 6. Revising the Physician's Ethos: Women Physicians' Medical Research; Conclusion: Toward Feminist Ethos; Notes; Works Cited; Index; Author Biography; Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms
Control code
868964478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306370233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
568274
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868964478
Label
Women physicians and professional ethos in nineteenth-century America, Carolyn Skinner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-209) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Ethos of the Feminine Professional; 1. Debating the Character of the Woman Physician; 2. Prescribing for Society: Women Physicians' Reform Rhetoric; 3. Educating the Public: Women Physicians' Popular Health Advice; 4. Teaching Women to Talk about Sex; 5. Developing Collective Ethos in Medical Editorial Writing; 6. Revising the Physician's Ethos: Women Physicians' Medical Research; Conclusion: Toward Feminist Ethos; Notes; Works Cited; Index; Author Biography; Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms
Control code
868964478
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306370233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
568274
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868964478

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