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The Jane Addams reader

Author: Jane Addams; Jean Bethke Elshtain
Publisher: New York : Basic Books ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique collection of writings by the great social reformer-edited by the author of Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy-reveals the essential Jane Addams.

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
Jane Addams reader.
New York : Basic Books c2002
(OCoLC)606660641
Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams; Jane Addams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Addams; Jean Bethke Elshtain
ISBN: 0465019153 9780465019151 0465019129 9780465019120
OCLC Number: 48033001
Description: xl, 488 p. : 24 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: INTRODUCTION: "THE STATE OF PREPARATION" AND THE CREATION OF A VOCATION: The Macbeth of Shakespeare --
Bread givers --
Cassandra --
The subjective necessity for social settlements --
The objective value of a social settlement --
The settlement as a factor in the labor movement --
The subtle problems of charity --
Filial relations --
The influence of Lincoln --
The snare of preparation --
PART TWO: INTRODUCTION: JUSTICE AND AMELIORATION: FINDING DEMOCRACY'S MIDDLE WAY: Why the ward boss rules --
The wrecked foundations of domesticity --
The thirst for righteousness --
Survivals of militarism in city government --
A modern Lear --
Moral education and legal protection of children --
Religious education and contemporary social conditions --
The Chicago settlements and social unrest --
The home and the special child --
If men were seeking the franchise --
The public school and the immigrant child --
Americanization --
PART THREE: INTRODUCTION: WOMEN'S REMEMBERING HEART: BREAD-GIVING, PEACE-MAKING, AND SYMPATHY AS POLITICAL FORCES: Women's conscience and social amelioration --
The sheltered woman and the Magdalen --
Introduction (from The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House) --
Aspects of the woman's movement --
Contrasts in post-war generation --
A review of Bread Rations and Woman's Traditions --
Personal reactions in time of war --
Address of Miss Addams at Carnegie Hall (The revolt against war) --
Women's memories: challenging war --
Patriotism and pacifists in wartime --
Friendship with Florence Kelley: National Conference on Social Work --
PART FOUR: INTRODUCTION: CULTURE, CHARACTER, AND THE POWER OF MEMORY: Pen and book as tests of character --
Women's memories: transmitting the past, as illustrated by the story of the Devil Baby --
Women's memories: reaction on life, as illustrated by the story of the Devil Baby --
A personal experience in interpreting memory --
The play instinct and the arts --
Need a woman over fifty feel old? --
Tolstoy and Gandhi --
Our national self-righteousness.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Bethke Elshtain.
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