Jane Addams, pioneer for social justice

a biography by Cornelia Meigs

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A history of Hull House and the many social reforms it inspired serve as a background to a biography of the woman who dedicated her life to improving society.

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Statementby Cornelia Meigs
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LC ClassificationsHV28.A35 M45
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p.
Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL24764735M
LC Control Number76091228
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Jane Addams pioneer for social justice book a famous activist, social worker, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, and she is best known for founding the Hull House in Chicago, IL.

Hull House was a progressive social settlement aimed at reducing poverty by providing social services and education to working class immigrants and laborers (Harvard University Library, n.d.). My complaint, and the reason why I did not finish it, was because I was looking for more information on Jane Addams and this book tended to focus on the era.

Jane seemed to be more a character, not even overwhelmingly the main character, in a book detailing various historical events and social deficits in /5.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Author: Cornelia Lynde Meigs. Jane Addams: Pioneer for Social Justice is an inspiring collection of anecdotes emphasizing the private side of one of America's best known reformers.

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The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award annually recognizes children’s books of literary and aesthetic excellence that effectively engage children in thinking about peace, social justice, global community, and equity for all people.

A national committee of members with passion for and expertise in children’s literature and social justice is responsible for making the choices each year. Social justice learning and actions that can be taken close at hand during these uncertain times Lois Lowry has written more than 40 books for young people, some quite serious like Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Title for Older Readers, Number the.

Jane Addams (), 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.

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Book & Author Resources. Browse All Resources. The Jane Addams Children's Book Award is given annually to a children's book published the preceding year that advances the causes of peace and social awards have been presented annually since They were previously given jointly by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the Jane Addams Peace Association, but are now presented solely by the Jane Country: United States.

Jane Addams - American, Jane Addams ( ) was an American sociologist and pioneer settlement worker. She was born at Cedarville, Illinois, on the 6th of September Ms. Addams came of age during the Progressive era, a time when many Americans felt it was their duty to reform and improve society.

Addams was a founding member of both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the American Civil Liberties Union. As a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, she was the first American woman to receive that honor.

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Addams led an international women's peace movement and is noted for spearheading a first-of-its-kind international conference of women at The Hague during World War I.

She helped to found the Women's. 18 Chapter 2 Jane Addams’ Theory of Democracy and Social Ethics sociology, and public administration, claim her as among their founders.3 She authored or coauthored 13 books and over speeches, essays, columns, journal articles, andFile Size: KB.

Jane Addams, Pioneer for Social Justice A Biography (Book): Meigs, Cornelia: A history of Hull House and the many social reforms it inspired serve as a background to a biography of the woman who dedicated her life to improving society.

Jane Addams, American social reformer and pacifist, cowinner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 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.

Part of the Pioneers in Arts, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Practice book series (PAHSEP, volume 10) Abstract. This chapter explores Jane Addams influence on the emerging fields of Social Work, Sociology, and Public Administration in the United States. Social Justice Public Administration Shields P.M.

() Jane Addams: Pioneer in Author: Patricia M. Shields. Jane Addams, Pioneer for Social Justice: A Biography. Boston: Little, Brown, E-mail Citation» This biography includes several chapters relating to children. The author discusses protective factory legislation, child labor, the creation of the Juvenile Court, and the Children’s Bureau.Jane Addams, pioneer for social justice; a biography, by Cornelia Meigs Little, Brown Boston Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

Imagining Peace and Social Justice: The Jane Addams Children's Book Award by Susan C. Griffith and Donna Barkman. by Susan C. Griffith and Donna Barkman Elementary school through high school How can people of all races, cultures, nations, and economic systems live peacefully together.

Ina panel of notable American men named Jane Addams first on a list of the 12 greatest living American women. That same year she won the Nobel Peace Prize, the first American woman to be so honored. At her death inshe was the country's most. The Jane Addams Children's Book Award has been presented annually since by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the Jane Addams Peace Association to the children's book of the preceding year that most effectively promotes the.

A progressive social reformer and activist, Jane Addams was on the frontline of the settlement house movement in the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries. She later became internationally respected for the peace activism that ultimately won her a Nobel Peace Prize. More than a hundred years ago, Jane Addams opened her heart and a Chicago house to the city's immigrants and dispossessed.

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Jane Addams's original text has been reduced by about 35 percent, making it more accessible to undergraduates while maintaining the integrity of the 5/5(5). “I was attracted to social work due to its focus on social justice, working with under-resourced populations, and its ethics.” Stephanie says she chose Jane Addams College of Social Work because of the strong social justice mission.

“I was also attracted to Jane Addams because of the specializations the school offers and the curriculum. The name Jane Addams is typically associated with the Settlement House Movement. As a founder of Hull House, the first settlement house in the United States, Addams worked tirelessly on behalf of the poor and oppressed.

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