Dorothy Dix


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Noun1.Dorothy Dix - United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870-1951)
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Mikaela Malsin's study of Dorothy Dix's prison reform arguments reveals "historical and rhetorical antecedents of the contemporary American prison-industrial complex." Malsin justifies her close study of Dix's arguments in relation to the prison reform advocacy of the Jacksonian Era, a critical moment as she argues in developing the public's understanding of rehabilitation.
Historian Sioban Nelson has demythologized nurses' invisibility in health care delivery and health care infrastructures, concluding that "nursing needs to look beyond the veil and see that its progenitors were not the meek and obedient slaves to medicine that Florence Nightingale and Dorothy Dix would have us believe.
However, I though Dorothy Dix deserved this clarification.