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The Education of Jane Addams (Politics and Culture in Modern America)

by Victoria Bissell Brown

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004606M
    ISBN 10081221952X
    ISBN 109780812219524
    OCLC/WorldCa156622415

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    Jane Addams in the Classroom. Essays bringing Jane Addams's innovative ideas on education to the teachers of today and tomorrow. Once intent on being good to people, Jane Addams later dedicated herself to the idea of being good with people, establishing mutually-responsive and reciprocal relationships with those she served at Hull House. 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. 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.).

    This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the history of Jane Addams' impact on education. Things you'll need to know to . Jane Addams (Sept. 6, – ), born into the wealthiest family in Cedarville, Ill., was a social reformer and pacifist. Her father was a businessman, banker and philanthropist with a sense of civic responsibility.


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Focused on the years between Addams's birth in and her emergence as the most widely acclaimed leader of the social settlement movement in the United States in the mid s, The Education of Jane Addams provides a detailed, wonderfully complex analysis of Addams's ideas, life, and work."— Journal of American HistoryCited by:   Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title.

The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged prairie girlhood through her years as the competent spinster daughter in a demanding family after her father's death to her early seasoning on the Chicago reform scene/5.

The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged prairie girlhood through her years as the competent spinster daughter in a demanding family after her father's death to her early seasoning on the Chicago reform scene.

It weaves her spiritual struggles with Christianity into her political struggles with elitism and her 4/5(1). Addams’s writings on education are interpreted in an enlightening bio-graphical introduction by Ellen Lagemann.

After the initial publication of this work, Barbara L. Jacquette of the Delta Group, Inc., in Phoenix wrote, “Professor Lagemann has brought life and immediacy to Jane Addams’s by: 4.

The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged prairie girlhood through her years as the competent spinster daughter in 5/5(1).

The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged prairie girlhood through her years as the competent spinster daughter in a demanding family after her father's death to her early seasoning on the Chicago reform scene.

It weaves her spiritual struggles with Christianity into her political struggles with elitism and her. Focused on the years between Addams's birth in and her emergence as the most widely acclaimed leader of the social settlement movement in the United States in the mid s, The Education of Jane Addams provides a detailed, wonderfully complex analysis of Addams's ideas, life, and work."-Journal of American History "A remarkably perceptive /5(7).

Jane Addams (–) Founder and driving force behind Hull-House, the pioneer American settlement house, Jane Addams is best known for her contribution to urban social service; however, she was also an important and influential educator who espoused Progressive educational ideas and practice.

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Education of jane addams. Winner Description: Brown, Victoria Bissell; Pennsylvania, Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): The education of Jane Addams.

ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Book. Addams graduated at the top of her class from Rockford Female Seminary in Part of a new generation of college-educated, independent women that historians have called “New Women,” she sought to put her education to greater use.

Although her religiosity waned under the heavy Christianity of Rockford. Jane Addams, the founder of Hull House in Chicago, may be best known as a social activist.

She was also a brilliantly critical intellectual. Implicit in her many speeches, articles, and books is a view of education as a broad process of cultural transformation and renewal, a view that remains as compelling today as when it was first presented.

Jane Addams () was a peace activist and a leader of the settlement house movement in America. As one of the most distinguished of the first generation of college-educated women, she.

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.

The main legacy left by Jane Addams includes her involvement in the creation of the Hull House, impacting communities and the whole social structure, reaching out to colleges and universities in hopes of bettering the educational system, and passing on her knowledge to others through speeches and books.

She paved the way for women by publishing several books and co-winning the Nobel Peace Prize Awards: Nobel Peace Prize (). Jane Addams, –, American social worker, b. Cedarville, Ill., grad. Rockford College, Inwith Ellen Gates Starr, she founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in the United States (see settlement house).Based on the university settlements begun in England by Samuel Barnett, Hull House served as a community center for the.

"The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged prairie girlhood through her years as the competent spinster daughter in a demanding, fatherless family to her early seasoning on the Chicago reform scene. Jane Addams, known prominently for her work as a social reformer, pacifist and feminist during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was born Laura Jane Addams on September 6,in Born: 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. Jane Addams Biography 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. Jane Addams, the founder of Hull House in Chicago, may be best known as a social activist.

She was also a brilliantly critical intellectual. Implicit in her many speeches, articles, and books is a view of education as a broad process of cultural transformation and renewal, a view that remains as compelling today as when it was first : Jane Addams.Family and education Jane Addams was born in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, She was the eighth child of John Huy Addams, a successful miller, banker, and landowner.

She did not remember her mother, who died when she was three years old. She was devoted to and deeply influenced by her father.Introduction to Jane Addams. In this video, we will learn about the life of Jane Addams and consider the impact she had on public education in the United States.