Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy : a life / Jean Bethke Elshtain.

In this ... interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), [the author] explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting Addams's embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage...

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Main Author: Elshtain, Jean Bethke, 1941-2013.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Basic Books, ©2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • The snare of preparation
  • 2.
  • One pilgrim's progress
  • 3.
  • Imagining Hull-House
  • 4.
  • The family claim and the social claim
  • 5.
  • Compassion without condescension : the child and the city
  • 6.
  • Woman's remembering heart
  • 7.
  • Life has marked us with its slow stain : the war at home
  • 8.
  • Solidarity which will not waver : Jane Addams in war and peace.