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Deegan, Mary Jo 1946-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 237 publications in 1 language and 10,764 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Feminist fiction  Political fiction  Bio-bibliography  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HM22.U6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Jo Deegan
The dress of women : a critical introduction to the symbolism and sociology of clothing by Charlotte Perkins Gilman( )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Dress of Women, Charlotte Perkins Gilman presents a nonfiction analysis of the symbolism and sociology of clothing
Social ethics : sociology and the future of society by Charlotte Perkins Gilman( )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents for the first time in book form Gilman's sociological treatise on social ethics
With her in Ourland : sequel to Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Herland native, Ellador, marries a male sociologist and goes to "his" land, the United States
The American ritual tapestry : social rules and cultural meanings( )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American rituals are vital to the creation and renewal of cultural meanings and rules for social interaction. These rituals are rooted in tradition yet are rapidly changing: a contradiction of hyper-modern society. This phenomenon was first explored by Professor Deegan in her 1989 study American Ritual Dramas. The theory examines both participatory rituals and mass-media rituals to show how everyday people become attached to and alienated from other rituals. Elaborating on the critical dramaturgy theory, the essays in this collection show how patterns can be changed to create a more emancipato
Jane Addams and the men of the Chicago school, 1892-1918 by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jane Addams is well known for her leadership in urban reform, social settlements, pacifism, social work, and women's suffrage. The men of the Chicago School are well known for their leadership in founding sociology and the study of urban life. What has remained hidden however, is that Jane Addams played a pivotal role in the development of sociology and worked closely with the male faculty at the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago. By using extensive archival material, Mary Jo Deegan is the first to document Addams's sociological significance and the existence of a sexual division of labor during the founding years of the discipline. As the leader of the women's network, Addams was able to bridge these two spheres of work and knowledge. Through an analysis of the changing relations between the male and female networks, Deegan shows that the Chicago men varied widely in their understanding and acceptance of her sociological though and action. Despite this variation, it was through her work with the men of the Chicago School that Addams left a legacy for sociology as a way of thinking, an area of study, and a methodological approach to data collecting. This previously unexamined heritage of American sociology will be of value to anyone interested in the history of the social sciences, especially sociology and social work, the development of American social thought, the role of professional women, the Progressive Era, and the intellectual contributions of Jane Addams."--Provided by publisher
Women in sociology : a bio-bibliographical sourcebook by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American ritual dramas : social rules and cultural meanings by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new woman of color : the collected writings of Fannie Barrier Williams, 1893-1918 by Fannie Barrier Williams( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanied by Deegan's introduction and detailed annotations, Williams's perceptive writings on race relations, women's rights, economic justice, and the role of African American women are as fresh and fascinating today as when they were written."--Jacket
Women and disability : the double handicap by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""--Provided by publisher
Women and symbolic interaction( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race, Hull-House, and the University of Chicago : a new conscience against ancient evils by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self, war, & society : George Herbert Mead's macrosociology by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) is a central founder of the field of sociology. Mead's theory of war, peace, and society emerged out of the historical events of his time, particularly World War I. During this time Mead went from being a pacifist, along with his contemporaries John Dewey and Jane Addams, to being a strong advocate for war. During America's participation in World War I, from 1917-1918, Mead became a public and intellectual leader on the need for war based on his theory of self and society. After the war, he became disillusioned with President Woodrow Wilson, Americans' failure to support mechanisms for international arbitration, and the political reasons for American participation in World War I. Mead also returned to a more pacifist and co-operative model of behavior during the 1920s, he became less political, more abstract, and more withdrawn from public debates than he was prior to the conflict. The book includes Deegan's interpretation of Mead's early social thought, his friendship and family networks, the historical context of America at war, and the importance of analysis of violence and the state from Mead's perspective. Deegan also provides illustrative selections from Mead's work, much of which was previously unpublished."--Jacket
Essays in social psychology by George Herbert Mead( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Jo Deegan, a Meadian scholar, has edited this volume, footnoting now obscure references and authors. Her introduction explains how this previously lost manuscript affects contemporary Meadian scholarship and how it reflects the city and times in which he lived. Unlike the posthumous volumes assembled from lecture notes, Essays in Social Psychology is the only book actually written by Mead and challenges most current scholarship on him. The selections are highly readable, surprisingly timely yet historically significant. Psychologists, sociologists, and educators will find it immensely important."--Jacket
On art, labor, and religion by Ellen Gates Starr( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago was a tumultuous and exciting city in 1889. Immigration, industrialization, urbanization, and politics created a vortex of social change. This lively chaos called out for both celebration and reform, and two women, Ellen Gates Starr and Jane Addams, responded to this challenge by founding the social settlement Hull House. Although Addams is one of the most famous women in American history and a major figure in sociology, Starr remains virtually unknown. On Art, Labor, and Religion is the first anthology of Starr's writings and biography and makes evident her contributions to national and international sociological thought and practice
Play, school, and society by George Herbert Mead( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Play" is central to the ideas of George Herbert Mead and fundamental to the emergence of all social behavior. It is formative in the genesis of self-consciousness and a pathway connecting intersubjectivity and emotions. The child's play calls out the parental attitude, and this relationship becomes a model for the community and society. Mead's ideas emerged from an interacting circle of scholars and activists in Chicago including John Dewey, Jane Addams, and Mary McDowell."--Jacket
Annie Marion MacLean and the Chicago Schools of Sociology, 1894-1934 by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although Annie Marion MacLean, teacher, sociologist, and leader, gained international fame as an expert on working women's issues, her significant contributions are overlooked by contemporary scholarship. MacLean was extraordinary by any standard--her level of education; her precedent-setting behaviors, research, methodological innovations, public impact, and writing; her dedication to women's freedom and social justice; and her love for family and friends. MacLean was a vigorous and creative exponent of the forceful spirit of Chicago sociologists. As a graduate of the department of sociology at the University of Chicago, MacLean became one of the founders of the discipline. MacLean was an ally and friend to other sociologists in Chicago who were both students and faculty at the university and at another world-class institution, the social settlement Hull-House. She gained fame as an expert on working women, using ideas to expand their options and respond to their need for social justice. Mary Jo Deegan documents the life, accomplishments, and works of this noted scholar. Deegan explores such topics as Annie Marion MacLean and sociology at the University of Chicago and Jane Addams' Hull-House, MacLean and feminist pragmatism, women and the sociology of work and occupations, women's labor unions and the feminist pragmatist welfare state, the sociology of immigration and race relations, and MacLean's legacy to sociology and society. Her inspiring story will be of interest to those exploring the roots of the discipline of sociology"--Publisher's website
American charities : a study in philanthropy and economics by Amos Griswold Warner( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in social psychology by George Herbert Mead( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Jo Deegan, a Meadian scholar, has edited this volume, footnoting now obscure references and authors. Her introduction explains how this previously lost manuscript affects contemporary Meadian scholarship and how it reflects the city and times in which he lived. Unlike the posthumous volumes assembled from lecture notes, Essays in Social Psychology is the only book actually written by Mead and challenges most current scholarship on him. The selections are highly readable, surprisingly timely yet historically significant. Psychologists, sociologists, and educators will find it immensely important."--Jacket
Physically disabled women and new directions in public policy, 1977-1987 by Mary Jo Deegan( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dogs & society : Anglo-American sociological perspectives (1865-1934)( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HUMANS AND DOGS have a long, wonderful and sometimes problematic association. At a personal level, dogs have been integral to our lives, and our parents’ lives, for as long as the two of us can remember. As sociologists, we also recognize that dogs are important at the macro level. Here, we introduce a selection of early sociological arguments about dogs and their social relationships with humankind. Our interest in developing this book began when we encountered the delightful essays on dogs by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Annie Marion MacLean — two insightful Anglo-American sociologists who present opposing sympathies regarding the canine world. Admirers and detractors of dogs reflect important sensibilities within Anglo-American society. This book is a smorgasbord of sociological standpoints, all written by some of sociology’s most perceptive practitioners, from 1865 to 1934. We are delighted with the opportunity to make these essays more widely available. As these readings document, dogs are intrinsically social beings. Likewise, our observations of dogs, our interactions with dogs, and our writings about dogs are markedly social phenomena. Dogs are not only part of our social world, they also inform our sociological imagination at both micro and macro levels
 
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The dress of women : a critical introduction to the symbolism and sociology of clothing
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Social ethics : sociology and the future of societyWith her in Ourland : sequel to HerlandThe American ritual tapestry : social rules and cultural meaningsJane Addams and the men of the Chicago school, 1892-1918Women in sociology : a bio-bibliographical sourcebookAmerican ritual dramas : social rules and cultural meaningsThe new woman of color : the collected writings of Fannie Barrier Williams, 1893-1918Self, war, & society : George Herbert Mead's macrosociology
Alternative Names
Deegan, Mary J.

Deegan, Mary J. 1946-

Languages
English (193)