Jane addams : a biography [james weber linn] home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for biography women social reformers -- united states -- biography view all subjects more like this: similar items borrow / obtain a copy. True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice jane addams jane addams, the pioneering american social reformer and women's rights activist, was a leader in advancing world peace and women's suffrage in recognition of her incredible contributions to the. Jane addams (1860-1935) was a social activist, progressive reformer, and author of many books of social criticism she was awarded the nobel peace prize in 1931. Many hull house residents went on to pursue other important social reforms through jane addams' efforts, women had blazed a pioneering role in improving the lives of others but addams always insisted that hull house served her own needs as much as others. Her writing survives as a reminder that jane addams was a social theorist as well as a the social reformers' disdain for of jane addams are allen f davis, american heroine: the life and legend of jane addams (1973), and james weber linn, jane addams: a biography (1935.
Exploring addams's embrace of social feminism and her challenge to the usual cleavage between her volume is likely to become the standard biography of this significant social reformer and is highly recommended for jane addams a biography / by: linn, james weber, 1876. Jane addams: jane addams, american social reformer and pacifist, cowinner of the nobel prize for peace in 1931 she is best known as a cofounder (with ellen gates starr) of hull house in chicago, one of the first social settlements in north america, which was established to aid needy immigrants. Jane addams: a biography [james weber linn, photographs] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers biography of jane addams--pioneer american settlement activist, reformer, social worker, philosopher, sociologist. Jane addams, founder of hull house born : her commitment to improving the lives of those around her led to her work for social reform and world choose another activist or reformer jane addams: helping others help themselves the good work of jane addams playing at the hull house. Jane addams - biographical (laura) jane addams (september 6, 1860-may 21 addams, jane, democracy and social ethics new york, macmillan this autobiography/biography was written at the time of the award and first published in the book series les prix nobel. Jane addams facts: as social worker, reformer, and pacifist, jane addams (1860-1935) was the beloved lady of american reform she founded the most famous settlement house in american history, hull house in chicago jane addams was born in cedarvil.
Genealogy for jane addams (1860 - 1935) she was a social worker, reformer, and pacifist she wrote to jane, the first real experience i ever had in my life of any real pain in parting, came with separating from her. Knight's most recent study, jane addams: spirit in action, represents the first full biography of the reformer to be published in the last 40 years. A co-founder of chicago's hull-house social settlement, jane addams was a reformer whose efforts earned her the 1931 nobel peace prize (shared with nicholas murray butler. Ellen gates starr: ellen gates starr, american social reformer, a cofounder (with jane addams) of the hull house social settlement and one of its longtime residents and supporters encouraged by her aunt, an art scholar, starr enrolled in the rockford (illinois) female seminary, graduating in 1878. Key terms for discussing jane addams founder of the social work profession a social reformer who opened and operated the largest settlement house in the most famous settlement house in america offering critical social services like health care, education, and foster care to.
Buy a cheap copy of a useful woman : the early life of jane a useful woman provides not only an outstanding biography of jane addams but gives wonderful insights into the role of women and and the interesting part of the story is that she did become an internationally known social reformer. Jane addams was an american social and political activist, who worked especially for the welfare of women and children this biography offers a detailed account of this nobel laureate's profile, childhood, life and timeline. ''hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest americans'' jane addams (1860-1935), us social worker and social reformer. Get this from a library jane addams : social reformer and nobel prize winner [pam rosenberg] -- a biography of the wealthy woman who realized her ambition to live and work among the poor and founded hull house, one of the first social settlement houses in the united states. The life and work of jane addams adapted from the library of congress social reformer and pacifist jane addams was born on september 6, 1860, in cedarville, illinois.
Jane addams (1860 - 1935) jane addams as a young woman photo: public domain jane addams was a famous activist, social worker, author, and nobel peace prize winner, and she is best known for founding the hull house in chicago, il.