“Is It Not Possible to Be a Radical and a Christian?”: Dorothy Day’s Evolving Relationship with the Patriarchal Norms of Journalism and Catholicism

@article{Dick2019IsIN,
  title={“Is It Not Possible to Be a Radical and a Christian?”: Dorothy Day’s Evolving Relationship with the Patriarchal Norms of Journalism and Catholicism},
  author={Bailey Dick},
  journal={Journalism History},
  year={2019},
  volume={45},
  pages={311 - 329}
}
  • Bailey Dick
  • Published 22 July 2019
  • Sociology
  • Journalism History
ABSTRACT Journalist and Catholic activist Dorothy Day demonstrated her values through both actions with radical groups outside the conventional structures and norms for women of her time at the beginning of her career, and later through the small, quiet, daily acts of radicalism. As this article shows, through her leveraging and adherence to traditions and teachings, Day was able to access male-dominated spaces, gain legitimacy within the patriarchal structures, and later share her more radical… 

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