Jean Bethke Elshtain: "Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy" (Basic Books)

Jean Bethke Elshtain: "Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy" (Basic Books)

Jane Addams, first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is remembered as founder of Hull House, a Chicago institution that served needy immigrants at the turn of the 20th century. In her new book, University of Chicago professor Jean...

Jane Addams, first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, is remembered as founder of Hull House, a Chicago institution that served needy immigrants at the turn of the 20th century. In her new book, University of Chicago professor Jean Bethke Elshtain reexamines Addams' legacy as a public intellectual and social reformer.

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Jean Bethke Elshtain

cochair of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, is a professor at the University of Chicago.

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