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  • The American Ritual Tapestry: Social Rules and Cultural Meaningsby Mary Jo Deegan

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 64.00

    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... more...

  • Annie Marion MacLean and the Chicago Schools of Sociology, 1894-1934by Mary Jo Deegan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    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,... more...

  • Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918by Mary Jo Deegan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    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... more...

  • Self, War, and Societyby Mary Jo Deegan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) is a founding figure in the field of sociology. His stature is comparable to that of his contemporaries Emile Durkheim and Max Weber. Mead's contribution was a profound and unique American theory that analyzed society and the individual as social objects. As Mead saw it, both society and the individual emerged from cooperative,... more...

  • With Her in Ourland: Sequel to Herlandby Mary Jo Deegan; Michael Hill

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 127.00

    Two works in one, this volume contains the full text of With Her in Ourland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, as well as an illuminating sociological analysis by Mary Jo Deegan with the assistance of Michael R. Hill. Ourland is the sequel to Gilman's acclaimed feminist utopian novel Herland ; both were published in her journal, The Forerunner , in... more...

  • Social Ethics: Sociology and the Future of Societyby Charlotte Gilman; Michael Hill; Mary Jo Deegan

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 79.00

    First serialized in 1914, Social Ethics attempts to convince readers that individualist ethics have failed to make the world a safe place for children, and that we cannot progress to a fully social ethics unless we understand the morality of collective action from a specifically sociological point of view. Gilman argues that in order to be fully... more...

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