Democracy and Social Ethics by Jane Addams audiobook

Democracy and Social Ethics

By Jane Addams
Read by Rose Itzcovitz

Gildan Media 9781469087191
4.72 Hours Unabridged
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Unabridged Lectures: Charitable Effort - Filial Relations - Household Adjustment - Industrial Amelioration - Educational Methods - Political Reformvites listeners to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library. In 1889, Jane Addams co-founded Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, the first settlement house in the United States. All of the initial funding came from the $50,000 estate she inherited after her father died. Jane was the first occupant of the house, which would later be the residence of about 25 women. At its height, Hull House was visited each week by around 2000 people. Its facilities included a night school for adults, kindergarten classes, clubs for older children, a public kitchen, an art gallery, a coffeehouse, a gymnasium, a girls club, bathhouse, a book bindery, a music school, a drama group, a library, and labor-related divisions. Her adult night school was a forerunner of the continuing education classes offered by many universities today. In addition to making available services and cultural opportunities for the largely immigrant population of the neighborhood, Hull House afforded an opportunity for young social workers to acquire training. Eventually, the Hull House became a 13-building settlement, which included a playground and a summer camp.

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Unabridged Lectures: Charitable Effort - Filial Relations - Household Adjustment - Industrial Amelioration - Educational Methods - Political Reformvites listeners to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library. In 1889, Jane Addams co-founded Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, the first settlement house in the United States. All of the initial funding came from the $50,000 estate she inherited after her father died. Jane was the first occupant of the house, which would later be the residence of about 25 women. At its height, Hull House was visited each week by around 2000 people. Its facilities included a night school for adults, kindergarten classes, clubs for older children, a public kitchen, an art gallery, a coffeehouse, a gymnasium, a girls club, bathhouse, a book bindery, a music school, a drama group, a library, and labor-related divisions. Her adult night school was a forerunner of the continuing education classes offered by many universities today. In addition to making available services and cultural opportunities for the largely immigrant population of the neighborhood, Hull House afforded an opportunity for young social workers to acquire training. Eventually, the Hull House became a 13-building settlement, which included a playground and a summer camp.

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Author Bio: Jane Addams

Author Bio: Jane Addams

Jane Adams (1860–1935) was the founder of Hull House in Chicago and of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She was co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.72
Audience: Adult
Language: English