By Patricia Shields

ISBN-10: 3319506447

ISBN-13: 9783319506449

This booklet examines the lifestyles and works of Jane Addams who used to be offered the Nobel Peace Prize (1931). Addams led a world women's peace circulation and is famous for spearheading a first-of-its-kind foreign convention of ladies on the Hague in the course of global conflict I. She helped to came across the Women's foreign League of Peace and Freedom. She used to be additionally a prophetic peace theorist whose principles have been pushed aside by way of her contemporaries. Her critics conflated her activism and ideas with makes an attempt to undermine the conflict attempt. might be extra vital, her credibility used to be challenged by way of sexist perspectives characterizing her as a “silly” previous girl. Her omission as a pioneering, feminist, peace theorist is a modern challenge. This ebook recovers and reintegrates Addams and her proposal of “positive peace,” which has relevancy for UN peacekeeping operations and group policing.

 Addams started her public lifestyles as a pace-setter of the U.S. revolutionary period (1890 - 1920) social reform circulate. She mixed conception and motion via her payment paintings within the, usually contentious, immigrant groups of Chicago. those stories have been the springboard for her leading edge theories of democracy and peace, which she complicated via huge public talking engagements, eleven books and 1000's of articles. whereas this booklet makes a speciality of Addams as peace theorist and activist it additionally exhibits how her eclectic pursuits and female viewpoint ended in pioneering efforts in American pragmatism, sociology, public management and social work.  every one box, which lines its beginning to this era, is actively getting better Addams’ contributions.

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