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On Jane Addams’s Feminist Pragmatism: Finding Modern Value in Recovering the Sentimental Myth of the Devil Baby

Kristen Renzi

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

What power did Jane Addams see in a group of elderly female Hull-House clients who came searching in 1913 for a purported “Devil Baby”? Kristen Renzi argues that Addams uses the tale as a catalyst ... More


The Problems and Possibilities of the Negro Woman Intellectual

Brittney C. Cooper

in Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040993
eISBN:
9780252099540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040993.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter returns to the question of what it means to be a Black woman intellectual by interrogating the claims in an article in Ebony Magazine in 1966 called “Problems of the Negro Woman ... More


A Tradition of Public Theology

Alexander Chow

in Chinese Public Theology: Generational Shifts and Confucian Imagination in Chinese Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198808695
eISBN:
9780191846229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808695.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter begins by situating the study in a Chinese tradition of public theology. It follows the view that, pre-dating recent Western debates about public intellectualism, China has engendered a ... More


Has Asian American Studies Failed?

Timothy Yu

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Focused on the ways in which Asian American studies has and has not been accessed in mainstream and contemporary debates concerning race, ethnicity, and nation, Yu contemplates the possibilities and ... More


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