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Author Schneiderhan, Erik (Professor of sociology), author.

Title The size of others' burdens : Barack Obama, Jane Addams, and the politics of helping others / Erik Schneiderhan.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]


Description 249 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An American's dilemma -- The right to be heard -- The Chicago scheme -- A clash of ethical standards -- Wake up! It's morning in America -- A big city with big problems -- Balancing a hard head with a big heart -- Mixing on the thronged and common road.
Subject Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
Obama, Barack.
Social reformers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Charity -- Political aspects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Individualism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Charities -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Community organization -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
ISBN 9780804789172 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804789177 (cloth : alk. paper)

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