Florence Kelley

  title={Florence Kelley},
  author={Andrew R. Timming},
  journal={Journal of Classical Sociology},
  pages={289 - 309}
  • A. Timming
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Classical Sociology
Florence Kelley is a seminal, yet largely unrecognized, figure in the history of sociology. The article examines her contributions to the discipline and presents a socio-historical outline of the formation of her sociological thought. It highlights four themes that are integral to Kelley’s praxis: women, workers, immigrants and children. Following a discussion of these themes, I go on to argue that Kelley has been neglected generally amongst many contemporary sociologists as a result of… 
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