Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy
By (author) Jean Bethke Elshtain
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Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy by Jean Bethke Elshtain
Book DescriptionIn this eagerly anticipated interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), Jean Bethke Elshtain explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting her embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage between "conservative" and "liberal," and the growth of Chicago's famed Hull House into a thriving cultural and intellectual center. Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy is a rich and revealing portrait of one of the most extraordinary figures in American history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465019137
(204mm x 135mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 19-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean Bethke Elshtain
Sovereignty, Paperback (April 2012)
"A provocative, counter-culture narrative of Western political thought...an invigorating book, brimming with erudition and discernment."--Times Literary Supplement(London)
Impact of 9/11 on Religion and Philosophy, Hardback (December 2009)
The Impact of 9-11 on Religion and Philosophy is the sixth volume of the six-volume series The Day that Changed Everything? edited by Matthew J. Morgan. This volume features a foreword by John Esposito and contributors include Jean Bethke Elshtain, Philip Yancey, John Milbank, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, John Cobb and Martin Cook.
Biotechnology and the Human Good, Paperback (April 2007)
Recognize humans not as autonomous beings but as ones accountable to each other, to the world they live in, and to God. Drawing on the thought of a physician, ethicists, and a theologian, this title reminds us that although technology is a powerful tool, it is what lies in the heart and soul of who wields this tool that truly makes the difference.
Just War Against Terror, Paperback (July 2004)» View all books by Jean Bethke Elshtain
Inspired by the surge in global terrorism and violence, one of America's foremost political philosophers mounts an impassioned defense of "just war" against terror
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Author Biography - Jean Bethke Elshtain
Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Just War Against Terror and Democracy on Trial, among other books. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee and Chicago, Illinois.
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