Managing Women's Equality: Theodore Roosevelt, the Frontier Myth, and the Modern Woman

@article{Dorsey2013ManagingWE,
  title={Managing Women's Equality: Theodore Roosevelt, the Frontier Myth, and the Modern Woman},
  author={Leroy G. Dorsey},
  journal={Rhetoric & Public Affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={423 - 456}
}
  • Leroy G. Dorsey
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Rhetoric & Public Affairs
  • Popular and political notions about Theodore Roosevelt's larger-than-life, masculine persona helped him to shape many of the issues facing the country at the turn of the twentieth century. His legacy of masculinity, however, has overshadowed his rhetoric about women's rights. Whether he was an opportunistic politician who sought to garner female support for his own ends or a staunch ally for women in their search for equality, Roosevelt responded to women's plight in the same way he did… CONTINUE READING
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