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Responsible Speech: Rights in a Culture of Obligation

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on civil liberties during World War I. It shows that during America's first world war, a broad but tentative and fragmented coalition developed around the concept of civil ... More


Three Mothers 1860–73

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams views herself as a typical child, sharing, for example, the expected tales of how her father helped her in her moments of embarrassment and moral perplexity. But her stories also provide ... More


THE GENERATIVE ADULT

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the psychological concept of generativity and its place in the human life course. Introduced to psychology through the writings of Erik H. Erikson, generativity is an adult's ... More


Character’s Conduct: Spaces of Interethnic Emulation in Jane Addams’s “Charitable Effort”

James B. Salazar

in Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741306
eISBN:
9780814786536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741306.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes up the problems of emulation and exemplification in the reform of character by examining Jane Addams's critique and rearticulation of the character-forming effects of the class ... More


Fellowship 1892

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams's two lectures amounted to the most ambitious writing project she had ever undertaken. She had organized them around the Kantian-Comtean distinction also favored by the author of her ... More


Self-Reliance 1822–60

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes Jane Addams's formative years and how her initial experiences and contemporary developments shaped her future course of actions. Jane Addams was born on September 6, in 1860 ... More


Dreams 1873–77

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how various life events are reflected in Jane Addams's books. The early chapters of Twenty Years at Hull-House are filled with Jane Addams's childhood delight with heroes of a ... More


Ambition 1877–81

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams was clearly worried about how her sex would affect her ability to fulfill her ambition. She believed that women should claim a place for themselves in the “busy, active world” but she ... More


Culture 1883–86

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams's ideas were inspiring her but also blocking her. When she thought of herself as a human being, as the individual whom Mazzini and Tolstoy urged should put “humanity” first, she felt ... More


Halsted Street 1889–91

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams's distaste for materialism was usually a subtle subtext in her speeches, but it sometimes erupted in uncharacteristically passionate jeremiads. One occurred in 1903, when she declared ... More


Claims 1894

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Throughout the fall of 1894, as Addams coped with Hull House's shaky finances, edited Maps, polished her essay on the labor movement and tried to start an essay on the Pullman Strike, she and the ... More


Justice 1895

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Writing a speech had focused Jane Addams's mind and helped her complete an intellectual revolution that had long been brewing. Cordelia, the daughter who defied her father, was the key. Able to ... More


Failure 1881–83

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams presents her father's decision about how Jane ought to spend her time after 1881 as simply a practical one involving her health, but John Addams also believed that each question of ... More


Room of One's Own

in The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890–1920

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315836
eISBN:
9780226315850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315850.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Concern for the fate of individual agency and creativity in the emergent corporate political economy as presented by William James is shared by cosmopolitan patriots. During the late nineteenth ... More


Chicago 1889

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In February 1889 Jane Addams came to Chicago to join Ellen, who was teaching at the Kirkland School. The previous April they had discussed starting a settlement house; now, ten months later, they ... More


Democracy 1896–98

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The place of democracy in Jane Addams's thought during her early years on Halsted Street was, in one sense, constant. She had been referring to the idea in her speeches since 1890—and had always done ... More


Capitalism

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines how Max Weber's time in Chicago shaped his views on capitalism. Chicago in 1904 was the world's fifth largest urban center (behind London, New York, Paris, and Berlin). The city ... More


Caregiving

Iain Wilkinson and Arthur Kleinman

in A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287228
eISBN:
9780520962408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287228.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter develops the arguments of the last, focusing on the practice of caregiving. Our interest lies in caregiving not only as a moral and social practice but also as a form of social pedagogy. ... More


Crisis 1886–88

in Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Settlement life reinforced Jane Addams's familiar sense of herself even as it stretched her social horizons. It offered her a way to cross over into a new world while keeping a foot in the old one. ... More


The Chicago of Jane Addams and Ernest Burgess: Same City, Different Visions

Daphne Spain

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Jane Addams was one of Chicago’s most prominent citizens and the most famous American woman of the Progressive Era. University of Chicago sociologists Ernest Burgess and Robert Park collaborated on ... More


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