Taft, Jessie

Taft, Jessie
(1882-1961)
An early Chicago sociologist who wrote her doctoral thesis on’The Women's Movement from the Standpoint of Social Consciousness’ (1913) - with George Herbert Mead as her doctoral chair. The most influential of her numerous subsequent publications addressed issues of social work (see, Jessie Taft: Therapist and Social Work Educator, 1962).

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