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Twenty Years at Hull-House

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Twenty Years at Hull-House is an autobiographical account of Jane Adams' Life who spent nearly fifty years, fightingfor impro... Weiterlesen
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Twenty Years at Hull-House is an autobiographical account of Jane Adams' Life who spent nearly fifty years, fightingfor improved living and working conditions for America's urban poor, for women's suffrage, and for international pacifism. In 1889 Jane Addams co-founded with Ellen Gates Starr Hull House, located on the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It was opened to accommodate recently arrived European immigrants. Addams and Starr were the first two occupants of the house, which would later become the residence of about 25 women. At its height, Hull House was visited each week by some 2,000 people. Contents: Earliest Impressions Influence of Lincoln Boarding-school Ideals The Snare of Preparation First Days at Hull-house The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements Some Early Undertakings at Hull-house Problems of Poverty A Decade of Economic Discussion Pioneer Labor Legislation in Illinois Immigrants and Their Children Tolstoyism Public Activities and Investigations Civic Cooperation The Value of Social Clubs Arts at Hull-house Echoes of the Russian Revolution Socialized Education

Jane Addams (1860-1935), known as the 'mother' of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist, public philosopher, sociologist, protestor, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is recognized as the founder of the social work profession in the United States.

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Jane Addams (1860-1935), known as the "mother" of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist, public philosopher, sociologist, protestor, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is recognized as the founder of the social work profession in the United States.

Zusammenfassung
Twenty Years at Hull-House is an autobiographical account of Jane Adams' Life who spent nearly fifty years, fightingfor improved living and working conditions for America's urban poor, for women's suffrage, and for international pacifism. In 1889 Jane Addams co-founded with Ellen Gates Starr Hull House, located on the Near West Side of Chicago, Illinois. It was opened to accommodate recently arrived European immigrants. Addams and Starr were the first two occupants of the house, which would later become the residence of about 25 women. At its height, Hull House was visited each week by some 2,000 people.Contents: Earliest Impressions Influence of Lincoln Boarding-school Ideals The Snare of Preparation First Days at Hull-house The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements Some Early Undertakings at Hull-house Problems of Poverty A Decade of Economic Discussion Pioneer Labor Legislation in Illinois Immigrants and Their Children TolstoyismPublic Activities and Investigations Civic Cooperation The Value of Social Clubs Arts at Hull-house Echoes of the Russian Revolution Socialized Education

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Titel: Twenty Years at Hull-House
Untertitel: Life and Work of the 'Mother' of Social Work, Leader in Women's Suffrage and the First American Woman to Be Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
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EAN: 9788026884897
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (epub)
Hersteller: Madison & Adams Press
Genre: Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung
Anzahl Seiten: 255
Veröffentlichung: 13.03.2018
Dateigrösse: 0.7 MB